This radio drama was written by Grace Cavalieri, directed by Dorothy Biondi [sp?], and consists of four characters: Doctor (Jeremy Gage); Nurse Jane (Ellen Mead); Nurse Brown (Kate van Burick); Allen (Cotter Smith). The story: a mad scientist has created the perfect machine. He hires a night watchman to stay with it until its heart stops. The nurse on duty and the watchman collaborate to save the world. This play is published (it won 2nd place in a national writing contest) and was performed regionally throughout the country. The play's full title is "We Regret to Inform You That the Destiny of Future Generations Is Uncertain Because of a General Inability On the Part of All Night Watchmen." This program was made possible in part with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and the D.C. Commission for the Arts. Contains sensitive language. Chip Gallo and Mike Grambo, sound engineers.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.