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A PART OF LOCAL RADIO HISTORY

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Lee Fixatall (above) was the host of an evening call-
in talk show in the late 1950’s on KVAN (910) radio
in Vancouver, Washington. (Washington State Historical Society)
            

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IT WAS A GREAT RADIO STATION IN BOISE!

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KATN first signed on the air in April 1961.

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From left: Ralph F. Frazer (KATN 1010 AM owner/manager),
Melburn Stone (“Doc”), and Ken Curtis (Festus) from the
CBS-TV series Gunsmoke paid a visit to the Boise, Idaho
country music station in 1965.

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PORTLAND STAR BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1929

Jane Powell | National Museum of American History

Tinseltown Talks: Jane Powell reflects as she celebrates her ...
Jane Powell (born Suzanne Lorraine Burce in Portland, Oregon) 
is a singer, dancer and actress who rose to fame in the mid-
1940s with roles in various
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals.

Jane Powell | Hometowns to Hollywood

ROYAL WEDDING Movie POSTER 30x40 Fred Astaire Jane Powell Peter Lawford Sarah
1951

Jane Powell - Hollywood Star Walk - Los Angeles Times

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POPULAR RADIO HOST HAS DIED AT 79

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John Donald Imus Jr. (July 23, 1940 – December 27, 2019)

Don  Imus was a radio personality, television show host, recording
artist, and author. He was known for his radio show
Imus in the
Morning
which aired on various stations and digital platforms
nationwide until his retirement in March of  2018.

In March 2009, Imus was diagnosed with stage 2 prostate cancer. He
was hospitalized at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center in
College
Station
, Texas, on December 24, 2019. The exact cause of his death
was not immediately reported.

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WALTER CRONKITE…CBS RADIO NEWS, 1966

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Walter Leland Cronkite Jr. (November 4, 1916 – July 17, 2009)

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