Boston and ABC Radio

A. Joseph Ross
Sun May 16 01:42:26 EDT 2010

On 15 May 2010 at 17:31, Donna Halper wrote:

> That's interesting, because when NBC Blue morphed into the Blue 
> Network, in January 1942, WCOP was an affiliate, according to the
> newspapers. As you undoubtedly know, the Blue Network was officially
> re-named the American Broadcasting Company on 15 June 1945--  network
> executives of the Blue Network filed for the name change in late
> October 1944 but approval didn't come till a few months later.)  In
> 1948, WCOP was still the ABC affiliate in Boston.

Yes, but by 1957, WCOP was Top 40 and WVDA was ABC.  I wonder whether 
WVDA picked up the ABC affiliation from WLAW when that changeover 
took place.  

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