country ham continues to draw more people than caviar," reported a radio
writer. "That's why Breakfast Club, a show by ordinary people like us, is
Reading remarks like this, fans couldn't understand why the show wasn't sponsored.
One Breakfast Clubber from Wyoming went so far as to apply for the job. He wrote
Don, "I have never done any sponsoring, but let me know about the duties
and the pay!"
Don fulfilled a five-year-old dream when he conducted the show, pajama-clad, from
his own bed at home. The cast and the orchestra carried on from the studio.
The Ranch Boys left to travel 4,000 miles across country on horseback and Annette
King became Mrs. Frank Reid, Jr. Breakfast Club's first publication, a book of
poems called Memory Time made its appearance.