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Charlie McCarthy was the creation of ventriloquist Edgar Bergen (1903-1978). Bergen was born to Swedish immigrant parents in Chicago in 1903, and at 16, began taking lessons in ventriloquism from Harry Lester. Bergen paid a Chicago woodcarver,…

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An article from the Mundelein College newspaper, "The Skyscraper", recounting senior student, Mercedes McCambridge, winning an award and a contract with NBC.
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