Awesome Radio - Narrated Stories

Sometimes it's nice just to hear a story. Like the "golden age of radio," Awesome Stories features dramatizations of classics, narrated chapters of our own stories, radio interviews and radio plays. This collection benefits ESL, adult literacy and those who just want to close their eyes and listen to a good story!

Awesome Radio - Narrated Stories Chapters

Taking off from Pakistan, en route to Norway, Francis Gary Powers flies his U-2 recon airplace over Soviet territory where he is shot-down by a Soviet...

James Donovan represents Rudolf Abel, an accused Soviet spy, at his trial which takes place in Brooklyn during the fall of 1957.

James Donovan, a respected lawyer who had played a role in the Nuremberg War-Crimes Trial, is selected to represent Rudolf Abel, who is accused of bei...

When his main contact in America defects in Paris, Rudolf Abel is "found out." The FBI tracks him down, to his Brooklyn neighborhood, and arrests him ...

Rudolf Abel's main contact, in the U.S., was a hard-drinking individual who was indiscrete about his activities. Abel rightly worried that he could be...

Awesome Radio - Narrated Stories Audios

This video show how to find interesting information not readily apparent.

This video reviews the important steps in developing a great story.

Chapter 40, of Little Women, is one of the saddest chapters in the story.

Do you know the background of "Little Women?" Meet Louisa May Alcott and learn how she based her still-famous story on her real-life family.

In spite of censorship in her time, Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) remains one of Russia's most-loved poets of the 20th century.

Awesome Radio - Narrated Stories Audio Narrations

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When it seems like research-and-writing is too overwhelming, don't despair! This tutorial will help.

Seamus Heaney was long known as "Famous Seamus" in his homeland.

Audio narration of "Francis Gary Powers and the U-2 Incident," a chapter of "Bridge of Spies."

Audio narration of "Trial of Rudolf Abel," a chapter in "Bridge of Spies."

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