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Listen to the Yiddish Radio Project documentary about Victor Packer.

Hear Victor Packer interview ordinary housewives in Brooklyn grocery stores.


"Questions in the Air," a game show hosted by Victor Packer.

As WLTH's emperor of the air, Victor Packer dabbled in every radio genre imaginable -- including the game show. In this episode of "Questions in the Air," broadcast in September 1940, Packer's guests include Moishe Rivlin, herring man; Penny Ravitsky, greeting-card finisher; and Mr. Raden, corsets and underwear. Front and center, however, is Packer himself, working valiantly to lead his contestants to the right answer and the five-dollar grand prize.

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