WMUR turns 50

Eli Polonsky elipolo@earthlink.net
Fri Feb 6 01:10:30 EST 2004

> From: SteveOrdinetz <steveord@bit-net.com> 
> To: bri@bostonradio.org 
> Subject:    Re: WMUR turns 50 
> Had forgotten all about Clyde & Willie Mae Joy, but you're right...no Uncle
> Gus was a serious oversight...probably the biggest "celebrity" the station
> had.  News reporters come and go, but 'most every boomer who grew up 
> within range of Channel 9 knows who Uncle Gus is.

Even not necessarily in range. I sure remember positioning the "rabbit ears" 
for the least snowy picture I could manage in Cambridge for Uncle Gus, and 
more of the excellent original early Max Fleischer "Popeye" cartoons than 
any Boston TV station aired.

Eli Polonsky

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