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1950’s

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January 1951 – Brave New Future – Saving Life And Destroying It.

Your support is needed, I’m serious:Become a Patron! January 1951. Still the month to look back at the accomplishments of the previous year. This radio discussion series called “You And . . .” focused on different aspects of our society in 1951; where we were going, what were we doing...

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It’s March 1959 – You’re A Teenager – You Live In New York – Your Parents Bought You A Tape Recorder For Christmas – They Are Regretting It.

New York AM Radio Dial Hopping – March, 1959 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – A buck a month is all we ask: Become a Patron! You finally got it. After months of hounding, hinting and placing copies of magazines with Webcor ads all around your apartment, your parents finally...

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It’s 1952 – You’re In L.A. – It’s Midnight – Your Radio Is Time-Traveling. You’re Somewhere In The 1920s. Weekend Pop-Chronicles

Encore Time – Jim Hawthorne, Major J. Andrew White – KNX Midnight-1:00 am – June 3, 1952 – Gordon Skene Sound Collection – Become a Patron! Before 24 hour news cycles, ’round the clock music and talk, radio was a sort of “uncharted waters” after midnight. If you were one...