WGBH call letters

Donna Halper dlh@donnahalper.com
Tue Jun 11 17:42:21 EDT 2019

On 6/11/2019 5:15 PM, Doug Drown wrote:
> If I'm not mistaken, WSSH, the calls that were adopted by the former 
> WLLH-FM back in the '70s, were also the calls held by a radio station 
> in Boston that was owned by Tremont Temple Baptist Church decades and 
> decades ago.  I think the letters stood for something, but I don't 
> recall what.

The original call letters of WSSH were indeed owned by the Tremont 
Temple Baptist Church, whose slogan was Strangers' Sabbath Home-- hence 

Donna L. Halper, PhD
Associate Professor of Communication & Media Studies
Lesley University, Cambridge MA

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