This week on The Historians Podcast, a look at the 100th anniversary of WGY, the pioneer Schenectady radio station founded by General Electric in 1922. GE sold the station in the 1980s. Featured are the voices of broadcasters Kolin Hager, Martha Brooks, Howard Tupper, Earl Pudney, Don Tuttle, Elle Pankin and Diane Ward.
Current WGY news anchor Mike Patrick describes podcasts he has recorded with many station veterans. They are available on wgy.com. The station will have special programming on the February 20 anniversary.
You can listen to the podcast here.
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