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KDKA (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

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Works: 321 works in 351 publications in 1 language and 390 library holdings
Genres: Radio announcements  Radio serials  Radio station identifications  Radio specials  Radio commercials  Variety shows (Radio programs)  Nonfiction radio programs  History  Radio comedies  Pictorial works 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PN1991.3.U6, 791.4409748
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Pittsburgh's golden age of radio by Ed Salamon( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides photographs of personalities and events in commercial radio history, recognized by the Federal Communications Commission to have begun in Pittsburgh, Pa., at KDKA in 1920
[NBC's fifteenth anniversary party. [NBC's fifteenth anniversary party( Recording )

5 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part 2: The Hon. Robert P. Patterson gives a speech of congratulations to NBC on behalf of the U.S. government, and speaks to the importance of national unity. Irene Rich gives a congratulatory speech to NBC and introduces Bing Crosby. Part 4: James Lawrence Fly, Chairman of the FCC, speaks in honor of NBC's fifteenth anniversary
[State of the Union address by President Roosevelt by Franklin D Roosevelt( Recording )

3 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Speaker of the House Sam Rayburn introduces President Roosevelt. President Roosevelt recaps the tragic events that ended 1941 and addresses the obliteration of Nazi power and other war effort objectives. The Star-spangled banner is played at the end of the speech
[The pause that refreshes on the air. [The Rudy Vallee show( Recording )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rudy Vallee show: NBC's 7th-annual presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas carol. An adaptation of the classic tale of an English miser who learns the meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future
[The Pepsodent show. [The Carnation contented hour( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Carnation contented hour: After the program concludes, a station identification and the opening of the next program, possibly "Peaceful valley," is heard
[The Pepsodent show. [Casablanca Conference report, as broadcast over the NBC network, January 26, 1943( Recording )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert Hoover address: Herbert Hoover addresses the American Farm Bureau Federation in New York City. He first says that the food front is second in importance only to the war front in winning the war. He makes suggestions for improving the flow of food between farmer and consumer
[Fibber McGee & Molly. [The Carnation contented hour( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fibber McGee & Molly: Summer announcer John Nesbitt and summer bandleader Meredith Willson chat with Harlow Wilcox and the cast. Fibber and Molly attemp to unlock their suitcase to pack for vacation
[The Cities Service concerts. [The march of time( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The march of time: The Allied forces march into Libya singing The wizard of Oz. Famous and influential persons who died over the past year are memorialized including: Neville Chamberlain, former Emperor Wilhelm II, and F. Scott Fitzgerald. A drama shows events around the world in the months before December 1941, and leads up to the Japanese attack. Includes the visit of Rudolf Hess to Scotland, the opening of Cole Porter's new musical, Let's face it, from which a scene is presented, and the events of the Pearl Harbor attack are portrayed
[Second war loan opening program. [Information please( Recording )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Second war loan opening program: The opening of the second war loan drive. Speakers explain the need for war loans and pledge their support. Information please: A special war bond benefit show. Ray Baldwin speaks on behalf of the state of Connecticut and announces the amount of war bonds the state has purchased towards the war effort. The host asks the panelists a variety of trivia questions. Opening to "Your Esso reporter" is heard with news from Tunisia at the end of the recording
[Bond drive for the United States Navy cruiser Los Angeles. [Bond drive for the United States Navy cruiser Los Angeles( Recording )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[NBC Concert Orchestra. [Radio comes of age by NBC Concert Orchestra( Recording )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radio comes of age: Several early announcers for KDKA discuss the job. Walter Myers discusses driving around the city for band remotes and announcing on "The Far North program." Marjorie Stewart recalls the children's programming she used to do on the station
[H.v. Kaltenborn news analysis. [The First Piano Quartet by H. v Kaltenborn( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H.v. Kaltenborn news analysis: H.v. Kaltenborn discusses war developments in the Pacific and presents a decidedly grim outlook about the United Nations' chances against the Japanese. After discussing India's role in the war, he mentions "Japan's inevitable defeat." He comments on employers, labor unions, American bureaucracy, and the President for cutting workers hours
Pittsburgh : songs of a city by Ailene S Goodman( Recording )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Pope Pius XII Christmas Eve message, December 24, 1943, as broadcast over NBC network. [Pope Pius XII Christmas Eve message, December 24, 1943, as broadcast over NBC network by Pius( Recording )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pope Pius XII presents a Christmas Eve address concerning the current war. Following the conclusion of Pope Pius XII's speech, NBC's religious director, Max Jordan summarizes the address in English and gives commentary. Your Esso reporter: The Germans have used rocket guns on England. The British have bombed Berlin again. Germany reports that it will treat Allied pilots as war criminals. Russians have fought the Germans back to 85 miles west of Kiev. The Japanese are no longer threatening in the Solomon Islands. Pittsburgh steel workers are threatening to stop work after a contract runs out. Franklin Roosevelt is to speak on Christmas day
[Bernie Armstrong at the organ. [The American album of familiar music by Bernie Armstrong( Recording )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bob Hope show excerpts: Bob presents his opening monologue, followed by a gap in the recording which re-starts in the middle of the song Maria Elena
[The Carnation contented hour. [Plantation party( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Reflections in rhythm. [Bernie Armstrong at the organ( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States Marine Corps is on the air: A dramatized story about a U.S. Navy officer named Matthew C. Perry who led the 1843 expedition to Liberia in order to investigate the murder of an American crew. Upon his arrival to Liberia, Perry met with King Ben Krako to question him which only resulted in the death of the King
[Kraft music hall. [Test cuts]( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rudy Vallée show: Rudy Vallée introduces Charles Laughton who reads Lincoln's Gettysburg address
[Russia today, outstanding impressions of my trip. [Russia today, outstanding impressions of my trip by Joseph Edward Davies( Recording )

2 editions published in 1943 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia today: Maryland governor, Herbert R. O'Conor introduces former ambassador to Russia, Joseph E. Davies. Ambassador Davies speaks about his recent second mission to Moscow to deliver a message from Roosevelt to Stalin, as well as what he witnessed while there
[Bernie Armstrong at the organ. [Tapestry musicale by Bernie Armstrong( Recording )

2 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tapestry musicale: Contains Romanian music for violin with orchestra; selections are not announced
 
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Pittsburgh's golden age of radio
Alternative Names
KDKA AM 1020 (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

KDKA Radio (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

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