Boston AM dial 50 years ago

A. Joseph Ross
Mon Nov 25 16:32:50 EST 2013

On 11/23/2013 2:39 PM, Rob Landry wrote:

> On Fri, 22 Nov 2013, Mark Connelly wrote:
>> WCRB - 1330
>> classical music ("Concert Radio Boston")
> Not "Concert Radio Boston", but "Charles River Broadcasting". The WCRB 
> call letters were original (1948) and predated the classical format, 
> which began in 1951.

And even after that, WCRB seems to have covered community events more 
than it does now.  I've seen a picture of a debate or some such between 
incumbent Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. and then-Congressman John F. 
Kennedy, in connection with the 1952 election contest between them, with 
one of the microphones labelled "WCRB."

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