Edgar Bergen was the ventriloquist who created the puppets, "Charlie McCarthy" and "Mortimore Snerd". Bergen grew up in Decatur, Michigan. This program, "Eddie in Decatur", focuses on Bergen's early years in Michigan.
Mickey Rooney participated in this program which won a 2013 Philo T. Farnsworth Award: Documentary (non-professional).
This video is part 1 of 15. The entire program can be viewed on YouTube.