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Re: NorthEast Radio Watch 5/7: Rhythmic Oldies Claim Hartford, Rochester FMs

On 11 May 99,  David W. Harris wrote:

> By the way, did you know NBC was bothered by the political connotations of
> the color of its flagship network and considered changing the name in the
> mid-'30s?  The Liberty Network was one suggested alternative handle. 
> However, it remained Red until becoming just plain ol' NBC when Blue was
> split off.  (Just a little tidbit I came across recently in Variety,
> September 2, 1936, page 35.)
I believe it.  The Cincinnati Reds became Redlegs for a few years in the 
1950s for the same reason.

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