The Old Radio Times: The April 2009 issue is now available April 26, 2009Posted by William Spear in >> News.
Tags: Bob Cox, Don Kimberlin, Donna Helper, Eddie Cowell, New Norris, old time radio, Old Time Radio Researchers, otrr, The Old Radio Times
The Old Radio Times [April 2009; Number 41] has been released and is available through the following link:
The Old Radio Times is The Official Publication of the Old-Time Radio Researchers (OTRR) and is published on a monthly basis.
Of particular note in the April issue is the article titled Recalling the Day A Giant Monster Attacked Bristol, Tennessee by Bob Cox. Sixteen years after Orson Welles and Mercury Theatre on the Air scared the country with “War of the Worlds”, WCYB radio personality, Eddie Cowell, staged his own invasion on January 23, 1954 by telling his listening audience that a monster was rampaging downtown Bristol.
Also of note are the following:
- Irving Vermilya: America’s #1 Amateur by Donna Halper
- Fessenden Gives Radio Its Voice by Don Kimberlin
- If You Like Black and White Movies by Ned Norris
About Old-Time Radio Researchers (OTRR)
The OTRR Goup is a community of enthusiastic fans, avid listeners, and strong supporters of “Old Time Radio”. The group’s goals include restoring, preserving and sharing the classic shows from what is commonly known as the “Golden Age of Radio” (1930-1960). The OTRR Group, comprised of over 1500 world wide volunteers, has undertaken many ongoing projects and continues to work hard to preserve our wonderful radio heritage.
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