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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 20, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 20, 2014

I hate compromise, except in the arena of social action, where it is a necessity. But in art, it is an alien force.   From the book, “Years of the Electric Ear” (1994) ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 13, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 13, 2014

Radio has changed the world. It was a development by which a voice, a single voice, could be heard worldwide by millions of people. And that is a political instrument whose ramifi ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 6, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for April 6, 2014

The men who were masterless but free now have a master but no freedom. However, they have discipline and a scapegoat, and one can go far on that. “On A Note Of Triumph” broadcast ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 30, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 30, 2014

As a people, as a culture, we have become so alienated from poetry that whenever a playwright has the pluck to raise his language above the colloquial, or goes beyond the permissi ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 23, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 23, 2014

Our Lady of the Freedoms, she might be called. Mother of Exiles, she has been called. The torch, from which sculptured flames billow, is not incendiary, not intended to set a fire ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 16, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 16, 2014

Numbers. The stuff of astronomy, commerce, and body counts: A thousand—a hundred thousand—a million—ten million—thirty million—tidy figures, simple to write, easy to say, but hard ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 9, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 9, 2014

We learned out of World War II that we had learned nothing out of World War I. “The Poet Laureate of Radio: An Interview with Norman Corwin” December 28, 2004 ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 2, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for March 2, 2014

To win is great; to learn from winning, greater—but to put the lessons learnt from winning hard to work, that is the neatest trick of all.   “On A Note Of Triumph” broadcast May 8 ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 23, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 23, 2014

Now a compound fracture is a wicked thing, and so is a missing part. For Nature, in all her wisdom and notwithstanding her proven generosity, Made no allowances for blast.   ...

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NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 16, 2014

NORMAN CORWIN QUOTE OF THE WEEK for February 16, 2014

There is no term in radio that is equivalent to couch potato or boob tube because the radio listener had to collaborate with what he was hearing as one collaborates with the autho ...

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