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Baltimore radio and television

Author: Gary Helton; Ed Graham
Publisher: Charlston, South Carolina : Arcadia Publishing, [2019] ©2019
Series: Images of America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning with Calman Zamoiski's unlicensed and short-lived "wireless telephone" station in 1921, Baltimore would boast five commercial radio stations within the next 20 years. Before the 1940s ended, commercial television appeared with the debut of WMAR, Channel 2, in 1947. WMAR was unique in that it had no personnel with television experience and, initially, no studios, broadcasting instead from various remote  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photobooks
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Helton; Ed Graham
ISBN: 9781467103503 1467103500
OCLC Number: 1086012199
Description: 126 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Images of America.
Responsibility: Gary Helton ; foreword by Ed Graham.

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Beginning with Calman Zamoiski's unlicensed and short-lived "wireless telephone" station in 1921, Baltimore would boast five commercial radio stations within the next 20 years. Before the 1940s ended, commercial television appeared with the debut of WMAR, Channel 2, in 1947. WMAR was unique in that it had no personnel with television experience and, initially, no studios, broadcasting instead from various remote locations. Over the years, Baltimore radio and television stations served as the launchpad or stopover point of some of the most beloved personalities in the industry. Garry Moore, Arthur Godfrey, and Jim McKay all got their starts here, while Gene Rayburn, Jon Miller, Oprah Winfrey, John Saunders, Nick Charles, Spencer Christian, Bob McAllister, and others passed through en route to national broadcasting prominence. Baltimoreans did not just bond with the people and programs of their local stations. It was a genuine love affair.

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