Monday, December 13, 2010

Walter Winchell Newscast

Walter Winchell WWII News Feb. 25th 1945LinkI guess you have to be an old geezer like me to remember radio in the late 40s. This was before our family had our first TV. Walter Winchell had a very fast pace news broadcast that aired every evening. I was always intrigued by the opening of the show. Walter would start with,"Good evening Mr. and Mrs. America and all the ships at sea". There was CW (morse code) sounding just before headline of the story. I realize most reading this blog will not remember or care who Walter Winchell is or was, but he was a piece of history and that is for sure.
Here an audio file of his newscast

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