FBI in Peace & War
This long running series starred crime-fighter Martin Blaine as the infallible Field Agent Sheppard. This realistic crime fiction is told from the perspective of the criminal and the FBI hunted him down. The FBI in Peace and War was a radio crime drama inspired by Frederick Lewis Collins’ book of the same name. The idea for the show came from Louis Pelletier who wrote many of the scripts. Among the show’s other writers were Jack Finke, Ed Adamson and Collins. It aired on CBS from November 25, 1944 to September 28, 1958, produced and directed by Max Marcin and Betty Mandeville. The show had a variety of sponsors over the years, including Lava Soap, Wildroot Cream-Oil, Lucky Strike, Nescafe and Wrigley’s.