Sue 'Em
by Nancy Bancroft Brosius

First Radio Play Printed in America: 1925

In his 1925 introduction to Sue 'Em by Nancy Bancroft Brosius, Thurston MacAuley commented, "Writing a play to be produced before the microphones is as different from writing a play for the legitimate stage as is the preparation of the movie scenario. Beyond a doubt, not a few men who are doing fine things for the stage today may tomorrow be writing for the theater of the air. And who knows what Shaws and O'Neills the radio will give birth to."

Picture yourself in a typical early 20th century middle-class apartment, with litigation on your mind...