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Autistic Children in The Eternal Light Radio Show

"Nobody is expected to do what it is impossible for them to do..." 64 Years Ago today in Radio History:   In this December 3, 1950 broadcast of The Eternal Light , "Thou Shalt Teach Them Diligently" is the 1872 story of teacher, Julia Richman who was 17 years old when she began.  She taught autistic "retarded" children in a way that better suited to them. She went to be appointed as the youngest principal in New York City for 19 years.  She was later appointed the first woman superintendent. If you cannot see the audio controls, your browser does not support the audio element Julia taught that "children and adults need to respect themselves and each other" when the mother of a fellow student shames autistic Amy.  Despite obstacles, Julia taught alternative methods of instruction for arithmetic by sewing with autistic students. "The world rests on the breath of  the children in the school yard..." Sponsored by the

Hannukkah Old Time Radio Show from 1948 (Eternal Light)

December 8, 2012: Hanukkah starts tonight at Sundown. While Christmas radio shows were staple broadcasts during the golden age of radio , here is a rare Hanukkah themed old time radio shows from Eternal Light from 1948: