Networks

President Nixon Resigns – CBS Radio Network Bulliten | August 7, 1974

The importance of history can never be over-stated. Nor can or should it be forgotten. President Richard Millhous Nixon resigned on August 9, 1974. This CBS report aired after leaks from White House sources to the network revealed the 37th president’s intentions to resign in the face of almost certain impeachment over the Watergate scandal, in a speech from the Oval Office the previous evening carried live on national Television and Radio. Nixon was given an unconditional pardon from President Ford on September 8, 1974. The facts and circumstances surrounding President Nixon’s resignation are readily available from sources around the web, so we won’t go into it in great detail. What is important is documenting the audio from media sources. This website will endeavor to br...

Dan Ingram; ABC Super Radio Demo | 1982

In 1982, as WABC New York’s run as a music station was coming to an end, ABC Radio laid plans for a then-new idea for a music network. This network was a complete Top-40 format, complete with major market deejays, jingles, promotions and sales. It even had a number of actual stations lined up to carry the format. Had this actually launched, there’s no telling how that might have affected ‘local’ radio. Remember, this was 1982, a full 14 years before Telcom ’96 pulled the rug out of localism and competitive programming. The full story of “SuperRadio” is on the web for those who want to search for it. There’s probably an aircheck of it somewhere… Full Disclosure: We received this on a tape back in 2003 which contained a number of other ai...

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