TALK SHOW DEBUTED ON THIS DAY IN 1967

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In 1967, Phil Donahue left his positions as news reporter and interviewer at
WHIO radio and television in Dayton and became the host of a new television
program, Phil Donahue Show on WLWD (now WDTN), also in Dayton. His first
guest was atheist Madalyn Murray O’Hair. His show was broadcast nationwide
between 1970 and 1996.

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Phil with guest Johnny Carson (left) in 1970

 

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