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By Lee U. Dorman

outfitted by way of a 16-year-old highschool pupil named Jack DeWitt, the 1st radio station in Nashville went at the air in 1922. 3 years later, DeWitt helped begin WSM, arguably one of many nation's maximum radio stations, and in 1950, he and WSM positioned Nashville's first tv station at the air. through the years, Nashville has had its proportion of neighborhood radio personalities, corresponding to Noel Ball, Coyote McCloud, and Gerry apartment, in addition to tv personalities like Jud Collins, invoice Jay, and Larry Munson. Nationally well-known stars reminiscent of Dinah Shore, Oprah Winfrey, Pat Sajak, and Pat Boone began their careers in Nashville in addition. listed here are the tales and photographs of the folk heard on transistor radios and the programs--including 5 O'Clock Hop, Ruffin' Reddy, and The Mickey Mouse Club--watched via teenagers whereas they did their homework.

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