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"Pioneering Visions" Webcasts

This is the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia's third series about the early days of radio and television in our area

Program #1 - Jimmy Hirschfeld, Director Extraordinaire (March 19, 2008)

Program #2 - Paul Norton, he's done it all (May 21, 2008)

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"Pioneers in Broadcasting" Programs

This is the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia's second series about the early days of radio and television in our area

Program #1 - Warren Wright, creator of Willie the Worm (April 18, 2000)

Program #2 - Dr. Francis Davis, weatherman at WFIL-TV from 1948 until 1971 (April 28, 2000)

Program #3 - Jerry Blavat, the Geator with the Heater (May 1, 2000)

Program #4 - Bill "Wee Willie" Webber (June 16, 2000)

Program #5 - Shelly Gross (December 27, 2000)

Program #6 - Joe Earley (Mr. Rivets) (December 27, 2000)

Program #7 - Bill Campbell (January 10, 2001)

Program #8 - Randy Kraft (June 13, 2001)

Program #9 - Max E. Solomon (September 19, 2001)

Program #10 - Dr. Charles Lee (October 17, 2001)

Program #11 - Frank Ford (December 19, 2001)

Program #12 - Jane Norman, Pixanne (December 19, 2001)

Program #13 - Len Stevens - Founder of WPHL-TV (January 16, 2002)

Program #14 - Florence Hanford of Television Kitchen (March 18, 2002)

Program #15 - Sally Starr (March 20, 2002)

Program #16 - Jane King Hall (April 17, 2002)

Program #17 - Kal Rudman (September 18, 2002)

Program #18 - Dean Tyler (November 22, 2002)

Program #19 - Diego Castellanos (November 22, 2002)

Program #20 - Tom Lamaine (December 18, 2002)

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Oral History Project

In the early nineties, our organization recorded on audio cassette several interviews with our members. The project was halted after only a few presentations.

Program #1 - Stu Wayne (July 11, 1991)

Program #2 - Harold J. Pannepacker (August 19, 1991)

Program #3 - Joe Grady & Ed Hurst (December 26, 1991)

Program #4 - Jack & Florence Steck (Agust 20, 1991)

Program #5 - Taylor Grant (August 21, 1991 & December 3, 1991)

Program #6 - Bob Jawer (September 5, 1991)

Program #7 - John B. Roberts (September 19, 1991)

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More Oral History

In 2009, Broadcast Pioneers member Sam Lit spoke with the lengendary Charlie O'Donnell via telephone about Charlie's wonderful career, both here in Philadelphia and elsewhere.

Sunday, May 17, 2009!

In 2009, Broadcast Pioneers member Sam Lit spoke with the legendary John Zacherle about Zach's career here in Philadelphia and in New York City.

Tuesday, August 25, 2009!

On Tuesday, September 15, 2009, Broadcast Pioneers member Sam Lit spoke with the legendary Al Alberts about Al's career here in Philly.

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

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Oral History on Video

November 2000 - George Koehler (WFIL Radio & TV)

September 2011 - Singer Lee Morgan (KYW Radio)

Fall 2011 - Edna Whittington Cathcart (WIP Radio)

April 2012 - Betty Kellner Davis (WPTZ)

From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
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(These interviews do NOT fall under "fair use" of US Copyright laws.)

The e-mail address of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia is pioneers@broadcastpioneers.com