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This is a snippet from Breaking Walls Episode 90: The Hollywood People Behind Radio’s Baby Boomer Boom (1945 - 1954). By 1946 Los Angeles was the number one location for dramatic radio’s production. Hollywood had the country’s biggest stars and radio’s most famous performers. Jack Benny, Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and many others called Hollywood home. Even before the war, Los Angeles had been attracting hopeful radio actors, writers, and producers. By America’s first year of peace, a troupe of hungry professionals had assembled. These are some of their thoughts on the people they knew and the industry they worked so closely with.