Warheads

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Warheads[1]
Series
WBAI and NPR Playhouse
Original Broadcast Date
1983
Cast
Lester Nafzger, Paul Mantell, Arthur Miller, Mark Hammer, Irene Wagner, Joe Frank
Format
1 hour
Preceded by: Sales
Followed by: Questions

"I'd like to talk a little bit and get your opinions about some new systems we've come up with at the institute"

"Warheads" is the name of a program Joe Frank produced as part of the series WBAI and NPR Playhouse. It was originally broadcast in 1983.

Synopsis

Weapons dealers and a low level terrorist in a conference call: Hair gas, petty revenge via cab driver, electric and electromagnetic warfare, sterility warfare and unborn casualties, boomerang missiles, uniforms that look like civilian clothing, psychological warfare by placing speakers under children's pillows, getting recognition for killing people; a strange woman get mixed up in the phone call. Monologue: description of Kathmandu: animals are allowed to do whatever they want, finding a cheap hotel, an English and a Malay drug dealer get into a fight in the lobby. Monologue: Joe is picked up by a hippie while hitchhiking across the country, argues with truck drivers, gets into a chase.


Interesting Facts

Long-time collaborator, Larry Block and others play the arms dealers

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External Links

WBAI and NPR Playhouse

Across the River | Arena | Call In The Night, A | Death Of Trotsky, The | Decline Of Spengler, The | Eighty Yard Run, The | End, The | Jewish Blues | Lies | Queen Of Puerto Rico, The (show) | Questions | Sales | Summer Notes | Til You're Gone | Tour Of The City, A (part 1) | Tour Of The City, A (part 2) | Rare Early Joe Frank Stories from NPR Playhouse | Warheads