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(Folkways Records, 1979), 1 hour 31 mins
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The Investigator: A Political Satire in Documentary Form
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written by Reuben Ship, 1917-1975 (Folkways Records, 1966), 57 mins

Test your reasoning skills with this investigative satire. This humorous brain teaser places the chairman of the board himself on trial, forcing him to tell the truth…well, sort of. Inspector Martin of the Immigration Service turns some unexpected tables, which, perhaps, is reasonable, seeing that he is the s...

written by Reuben Ship, 1917-1975 (Folkways Records, 1966), 57 mins
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Dear Abe Linkhorn: The Satire of the Civil War
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written by Bill Arp, Artemis Ward and Petroleum V. Nasby, 1833-1888 (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins

From its witty introduction to its well-researched accounts, this collection of satirical writings by Bill Arp, Petroleum Nasby, Artemus Ward and "A Disbanded Volunteer" on the Civil War, proves that there is humor to be found in any situation and there’s even a bit of old-time banjo music thrown in for good mea...

written by Bill Arp, Artemis Ward and Petroleum V. Nasby, 1833-1888 (Folkways Records, 1962), 39 mins
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When I Was a Boy in Brooklyn
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produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins

"This record is an unabashed reconstruction of a piece of American life that disappeared between [the World Wars]," says Israel Kaplan in his "autobiography." He remembers—pulling no punches—the colorful games, sayings ("Iodine if you can see it; aspirin if you can’t."), riddles, rhymes, superstitions, epithet...

produced by Israel Kaplan (Folkways Records, 1961), 49 mins
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