R. Peter Straus of WMCA dies at 89

Dan M danmurph@rcn.com
Sat Aug 11 03:35:20 EDT 2012

>From the NYT: "R. Peter Straus, who took over WMCA in New York in the late 1950s and turned it into one of the nation's most innovative radio stations, broadcasting what are regarded as the first radio editorials and political endorsements and helping to popularize rock 'n' roll, died on Monday at his home in Midtown Manhattan. He was 89..."


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