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Re: History Timelines etc

This directly conflicts with the history as telecast by Ch 4.  Streeter
Stuart on the 30th anniversary special made a big deal of how he got
very "theatrical" yelling "Quiet on the set" for the carpenters to stop
sawing and hammerring so that he could do the newscast each night after
they signed on.

- -gary

> On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, 'A. Joseph Ross' wrote:
> > > Ch 4  Bradford Hotel then to Soldiers Field Road
> >
> > It was my understanding that the Soldiers Field Road facility was built
> > for television.  I could be wrong, but I don't believe that WBZ-TV ever
> > operated from the Bradford Hotel (Now Tremont House).
> >
>   It is my understanding that Channel 4 for at least the first month or so
> did broadcast from the Bradford as 1170 was simply not ready and
> Westinghouse was in a furious race with Channel 7 to get on the air first.
> Newspaper accounts of the first telecast indicate that was the case.