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KDKA (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Overview
Works: 318 works in 351 publications in 1 language and 390 library holdings
Genres: Radio announcements  Radio station identifications  Radio serials  Radio comedies  Variety shows (Radio programs)  Radio specials  History  Radio commercials  Pictorial works  Nonfiction radio programs 
Roles: Performer
Classifications: PN1991.3.U6, 791.4409748
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Most widely held works about KDKA (Radio station : Pittsburgh, Pa.)
 
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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 5: David Sarnoff speaks about the history of NBC. Niles Trammell, president of NBC, speaks about the democratic importance of a free and unrestricted radio company with a note that NBC is no longer allowed to broadcast in Berlin. He also gives a general update on the status of NBC radio broadcast
[The gay nineties revue. [The Bell Telephone hour( Recording )

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

Gabriel Heatter news: Gabriel Heatter provides updates on the events of the war: Seventy Japanese ships have been sunk since the attack on Pearl Harbor, General MacArthur has struck a counter-blow on Bataan, the Allies have struck the first offensive blow against Japan at Sumatra, and Churchill's biggest problem, India
[State of the Union address by President Roosevelt. [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
[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
[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

[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
[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
[The Carnation contented hour. [Plantation party( Recording )

2 editions published in 1942 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
[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
[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
[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
KDKA cook book : published in connection with the KDKA Cooking School, under the direction of by Mildred Davis Terman( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The Charlie McCarthy show. [The Westinghouse program( Recording )

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

The Westinghouse program: The story of trifles: Stories of how minute items (a watch shaft, a spiderweb, a horseshoe nail) can make all the difference. The stories segue into an advertisement for Westinghouse
[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
[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
[The pause that refreshes on the air. [The Bell Telephone hour( Recording )

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

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

[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
 
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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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