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  • Louis Rugani
    ... From: Ron Smolen Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 9:05 AM Subject: radio history Want to see or HEAR what radio was like in the past ?? On September 21, 1939,
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      From: Ron Smolen
      Sent: Friday, June 27, 2008 9:05 AM
      Subject: radio history



      Want to see or HEAR what radio was like in the past ??



       On September 21, 1939, CBS recorded the entire broadcast day of its station in Washington, D.C.,      WJSV.
       

      From the 5:58 A.M. sign-on through Arthur Godfrey's morning disc jockey show, the soap operas, an address to Congress by President Roosevelt, a baseball game between the Washington Senators and Cleveland Indians, 'Amos 'n Andy,' 'Major Bowes' Original Amateur Hour,' and four big band remotes (including one with Teddy Powell, Bob Chester and also the Louis Prima band) to signing off at 1:00 A.M., everything broadcast that day by WJSV was committed to phonograph records. All of those records have been digitised by the University of Virginia and is available at ---  
      http://xroads. virginia. edu/~1930s2/ radio/day/ radio.html     
       
      listenable on the World Wide Web...
       
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      Additional interesting links here  
       http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/RADIO/radiofr.html




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