Was the Thursday night host for CBS Radio's "Sears Mystery Theater". She was still Thursday's host when it became "The Mutual Radio Theater" on Mutual Radio in 1980.
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Did You Know?
One lady told me that before she saw Sounder
(1972), she didn't believe black people could love each other, have deep relationships in the same way as white people.
In 1972, she and singer-actress Diana Ross
were both nominated for "Best Actress in a Leading Role" Oscars for their performances in Sounder
(1972) and Lady Sings the Blues
(1972), respectively. This was only the second time in the history of the Academy Awards that African-American actresses were nominated in the "Best Actress" Oscar category. The first was Dorothy Dandridge
's nomination for