A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Topic: The early days of radio in Pittsburgh
Guest: Donna Halper, associate professor, Lesley University
How Topic Discussion: KDKA Radio recently celebrated the 100th anniversary of its first broadcast on Nov. 2, 1920, from the Westinghouse Electric factory in East Pittsburgh. Was KDKA really the world's first radio station? What other early broadcasters have claims to be radio pioneers? How did radio shape culture in the early 20th century? Why is it important to understand the mythology surrounding our history? Where can people go to find more information?
(This interview was edited for time to fit in the half-hour format.)
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.18MB - Duration: 29:41 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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