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FIRST HEARD ON THIS DAY IN 1933

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The Kraft Program
debuted June 26, 1933, as a musical-variety program
featuring orchestra leader
Paul Whiteman sponsored by Kraft Food
products. During its first year the show went through a series of name
changes, including Kraft Musical Revue, until it finally settled on
Kraft
Music Hall
in 1934. Whiteman remained the host until December 6, 1935
when
Ford Bond became the announcer. Bing Crosby took over as the 
master of ceremonies January 2, 1936. He hosted the show until May 9,
1946.

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Al Jolson (Asa Yoelson)
(May 26, 1886 – October 23, 1950)

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THE “ALL-NIGHTER” ON KEX RADIO 1190

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 Russell Lyle "Russ" Conrad
(September 9, 1921 – February 11, 1985)

On May 22, 1961 Russ Conrad took over the midnight to 6:00am
shift on KEX in Portland, Oregon, a position he would have for
the next 14 years.

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THE “ALL-NIGHTER” ON KEX RADIO 1190

Russ Conrad   KEX
 Russell Lyle "Russ" Conrad
(September 9, 1921 – February 11, 1985)

On May 22, 1961 Russ Conrad took over the midnight to 6:00am
shift on KEX in Portland, Oregon, a position he would have for
the next 14 years.

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PAST WORLD NEWS EVENTS

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SANDY KOZEL

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It was on this day in 1942.

Forced march without provisions, under barbaric treatment meted by Japanese Imperial forces, to Western and Philippine soldiers, resulting in an horrific death toll of POWs, World War II: Corregidor, Bataan, Philippines "Death March"

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Sir Roger Gilbert Bannister turned 88 March 23.

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Orson Welles with big brother Richard Welles.

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George Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 – October 10, 1985)

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1941

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HE WAS THE MOST POPULAR TOP 40 MAN

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Kemal Amin
"Casey" Kasem (April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014)

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