Archive for September 27th, 2013

REMEMBERING WILLIAM CONRAD ~

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William Conrad (John William Cann Jr.)

(September 27, 1920 – February 11, 1994)

Conrad was an actor, producer and director whose career spanned five 
decades in radio, film and television. He created the role of Marshal Matt 
Dillon
for the popular CBS radio series Gunsmoke (1952–1961), and he 
narrated the television adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle (1959-1964)
on ABC/NBC and The Fugitive (1963–1967) on ABC television.

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William Conrad (right) with show director Norman Macdonnell

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TODAY IN HISTORY

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      Ed Donahue

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JANE MEADOWS IS 94 TODAY

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Jane Meadows (Jane Meadows Cotter) is a stage, film and television actress, as
as well as an author. She was a regular panelist on the original CBS version of 
I’ve Got a Secret (1952-1967) and an occasional panelist on the CBS game 
show What’s My Line? (1950-1967), along with her husband Steve Allen.

Growing up in China, Jane Meadows was forced to learn English after moving to
America in the early 1930s. She is the older sister of actress Audrey Meadows.



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PORTLAND’S GOLDEN WEST COFFEE

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A Golden West Coffee box from the 1940s. Closset  & Devers, Inc. was
located at the corner of Northwest Fifteenth Ave. and Pettygrove Street.

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