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Radio Retrospective: The First 20 Years


WGBH Radio Archives Sampler: The First 20 Years- Radio Presentation with Ron Della Chiesa- Stills and Power Point: Includes Extra Stills Not Used in Power Point Any Rand; Agnes DeMille; Radio Logo; William Pierce; Ralph Lowell at Microphone; John F. Kennedy At Podium; Help Rebuild WGBH Brochure; Children Making Funny Faces; First WGBH Program; WGBH Fire with Fire Trucks and Hoses, 1961; Phil Ochs; Elliot Norton; Louis Lyons; Dr. Zhivago Book; William “ Bill” Cavness; Stokely Carmichael; Ron Della Chiesa in Radio Booth

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Radio Retrospective: The First 20 Years
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WGBH Radio Archives Sampler: The First 20 Years, 14 Audio Clips. Compiled for Archives Open Vault Screening. Originally shown as a power point presentation. Hosted by Ron Della Chiesa.

14 Audio Clips: 1. First WGBH Broadcast, Ralph Lowell, 10/6/1951 2. Children’s Circle with Nancy Harper, 4/1/1952 3. Creative Mind # 3: Agnes Demille: Choreographer as Creator, 1958 4. Hartford Gunn/ David Ives Fire Announcement, 10/14/1961 5. President John F. Kennedy Speaking at Amherst, 10/26/1963 6. BSO - Kennedy Assassination Announcement, 11/23/1963 7. Elliot Norton- Ford Hall Forum, 12/19/1965 8. Art of Serge Koussevitzky, # 3, William Pierce, 9/7/1963 9. Stokely Carmichael, Ford Hall Forum, 10/16/1966 10. Phil Ochs: Radical Left & 6-String Guitar, 3/18/1966 11. Ayn Rand, Ford Hall Forum, 4/16/1967 12. Louis Lyons: Southeast Asia- Vietnam, 12/20/1967 13. Reading Aloud- Bill Cavness Dr. Zhivago, 1981 14. Ron Della Chiesa: Metropolitan Opera Tribute, 3/24/1969

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Chicago: “Radio Retrospective: The First 20 Years,” 09/30/2004, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 25, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_5311E249757C44F9AFA42826AE044F4A.
MLA: “Radio Retrospective: The First 20 Years.” 09/30/2004. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 25, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_5311E249757C44F9AFA42826AE044F4A>.
APA: Radio Retrospective: The First 20 Years. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/A_5311E249757C44F9AFA42826AE044F4A
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