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Re: WBZ archives & WAPE

it had been written--
>>    During Steve Allen's 75th Anniversary special, the 
>> celebratory mood was suspended for a few moments as Steve
>> railed over how he battled with an NBC technician who was 
>> throwing away the early years' telecines of the original 
>> Tonight Show to "make room". 
And the same short-sighted attitude happened in early film.  We have maybe
10% of the works of some of the great silent film makers.  Nobody saved
them, or if they did save them, they were stored in warehouses, exposed to
the elements, and sometimes  chewed on by rodents.