Kate Smith Speaks was the most listened-to program in daytime radio during the 1940s. The mixture of folksy vignettes, news items, and heartfelt editorials presented a slice of life on the home front. Kate Smith was one of the three most popular female personalities of the times, both as a vocalist and as a commentator. She liked the informality of the "Speaks" broadcasts because it brought her closer to her listeners. Travel back to the era before, during, and after World War II through fifty actual scripts.