The Pacific Story was broadcast on NBC at 11:30pm, with the first broadcast on July 11, 1943. The series lasted 184 weeks with
two weeks pre-empted and ended on January 26, 1947. It was considered a documentary. The premise of the show was that with Europe in ruins, the Pacific might
emerge as the center of political and social change in the world, and people should know something about it. The series touched on every nation around the
Pacific rim and told of their importance in the years to come when the war ended. It was narrated by Gayne Williams and featured such authorities on Pacific
affairs as Henry Luce and Pearl S. Buck.