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Re: [BC] longest running radio show?

It would seem that diet and music of the Polish culture is good for


Stefan Ponek
Senior Broadcast Technician
City College of San Francisco
Box A-6
50 Phelan Ave
San Francisco, CA 94112

On Thu, 15 Mar 2001, Donna Halper wrote:

> A gentleman from Indiana sent this to me, about his dad's show.  Does 
> anyone know if there has been a radio show on the air longer than this 
> one?  I realise these "longest running" claims are hard to prove, but 
> somebody might have heard about other shows-- I recall one gospel show that 
> was done by the same guy for about 50 years, for example...
>  >After 70 years on the air, and the last 49 years hosted by Walter Skibinski,
> one of America's Longest Running Radio Shows Broadcasts for the last time on
> Sunday, March 18, 2001.
>  >Hammond, Indiana - March 14, 2001 - Wally Skibinski and his Polish Cavalcade
> of Music will air its last show on Sunday March 18, 2001 after 70 years on
> the air. The show, previously known as the "Polish Musical Varieties
> Program" began in 1930 under the direction of Edward Oskierko. In March of
> 1952 Mr. Oskierko hired Mr. Skibinski as an announcer. Mr. Oskierko directed
> the show until his retirement in 1980. Mr. Skibinski continued with the show
> at the request of host station, WJOB, 1230 AM. Mr. Skibinski changed the
> name of the show to "Wally Skibinski's Polish Cavalcade of Music."
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