Boston AM dial 50 years ago

Rob Landry
Wed Nov 27 09:39:45 EST 2013

On Mon, 25 Nov 2013, A. Joseph Ross wrote:

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

>> 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."

The late Dave MacNeill, long time news director/station manager/vice 
president at WCRB, recorded a lot of interviews over the years with 
actors, politicians, artists, musicians, etc.


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