A multitude of dramas produced for radio include those written expressly for radio and those that have been adapted for broadcast
from other sources.The NBC series Gallant American Women (1939-40) presented historical dramas on dozens of women in all areas of accomplishment. Women as teachers, pioneer women,
ladies of the press, mothers of presidents, women of letters, and women in medicine, science, nursing, and aviation are some
of the topics featured. Brown Women in White (RWB 9829 B1) is a 1949 NBC drama on black nurses. Other examples are Now Is the Time, a 1944 drama on women serving in the military (RWA 8651 B2-3), and Here's to the Family, a broadcast about mixed marriages (1949, RWB 8884 B3-4).