Fw: The Answer
Paul B. Currier
Tue Dec 28 13:46:59 EST 2004
Or was Chatterton on WLYN with Johnny Towne and all...???
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> Thanks Donna. Yes WHIL - from the good days of radio; good DJ's like Jack
> Chatterton, George Fennell...the other names escape me.
> Cape Cod
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> From: "Donna Halper" <email@example.com>
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> > At 10:18 AM 12/26/2004 -0500, Paul wrote:
> > >Memories of the WBZ tower falling on Nelson Bragg's (I think) car
> > >of the hurricanes in '54 or '55.
> > >The news pic had him "Oh no-ing" with his hand on his forehead.
> > Yes, the WBZ tower fell in the late summer of 1954, as I recall-- I have
> > several news clippings and pictures of it. It's amazing nobody was
> > killed. In fact, both WBZ radio and WBZ TV remained on the air, if my
> > memory serves... (I was just a kid, and much of Boston lost power, but
> > thanks to the ubiquitous transistor radios, we were able to hear the
> > news...) And how about the WHIL tower (remember old WHIL?) on Revere
> > Beach Parkway in Medford? I have an article from 5 September 1957: 198
> > Foot Radio Tower Crashes to Ground, Misses Studio.
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