New Fibber & Molly book

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Cobra
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New Fibber & Molly book

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I've just finished reading "How Fibber McGee and Molly Won World War II," and I heartily recommend it. The book, available at Amazon.com for $21.95, deals with the tremendous effort by the stars and their sponsor to, as the book jacket puts it, "meld laughs and patriotism during one of America's darkest hours. ..The story is told via excerpts from scores of broadcasts enhanced by the author's observations." That author is Dr. Mickey Smith, Barnard distinguished professor emeritus at the University of Mississippi.
You can find more about the book at its publisher's website, www.bearmanormedia.com. And, for the record, I have no financial or other stake in this book. I was simply impressed by the way Jim and Marian Jordan, head writer Don Quinn and sponsor Johnson's Wax pitched in to help unite a nation in a way it may never be united again.
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