Long Island Radio Day: “The whole field’s caught fire. . . . It’s coming this way. . . .” February 26, 2008Posted by William Spear in >> News, >> Radio Drama.
Sixty years ago, Martians invaded Grovers Mill and wrought havoc on New Jersey, Philadelphia, New York, and Long Island.
This Saturday, March 1, 2008, the invasion will be different . . .
. . . The Martians are coming directly to Long Island.
Long Island Wireless Historical Society
in a cooperative effort with
WCWP / 88.1 FM
presents its Second Annual
Long Island Radio Day
March 1st, 2008
General Admission $ 6.00
Keynote Speaker, Dr. Alex Magoun, of the
Executive Director of the David Sarnoff Library,
(Princeton, New Jersey; http://www.davidsarnoff.org/)
will speak about the History of Television — 11:00 a.m.
A Live Stage Preformance of H.G. Wells’
“The War of the Worlds”
Adapted for Radio 60 Years ago by Mr. Howard Koch
Performed by Hunterdon Radio Theatre — 3:00 p.m.
Preceded by the demonstration of a “Theremin”,
the electronic musical instrument used in early Sci-Fi.
Performance Admission $ 5.00 additional.
To be held again at the
Tilles Center Atrium
Long Island University / C.W. Post Campus
Brookville, NY 11545
— Featured this year —
Antique and Restored Radios on Exhibit and for Sale
WCWP Station Tours in Abrams Communication Center
An Operating Amateur Radio Station — Call-Sign “W2R”
Old Time Radio Recordings
Historic Radio Displays
Famous Radio Personalities
Radio-controlled Model Aircraft Displays
Wireless-controlled Model Railroad Displays
For additional information about Long Island Radio Day 2008 call:
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