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Radio address delivered on Thursday, January 13th, 1938, by Governor William Langer to commemorate the installation of radio station KFYR's new broadcast tower. The tower was a 700 foot steel antenna, and for the time was state-of-the-art for radio equipment. After briefly discussing the history of radio, Governor William Langer congratulates Mr. Meyer, President of the Meyer Broadcasting Company on the erection of one of America's highest radio towers.

One can also notice the many annotations in pencil made by Governor William Langer himself.

Publication Date

1-13-1938

Keywords

free speech, KFYR, radio

Organizations Referenced

KFYR, Meyer Broadcasting Company

People Referenced

Dr. Lee DeForest, Curt Dirlam, John Henlien, Heinrich Hertz, Guglielmo Marconi, James Clerk Maxwell, Philip John Meyer

Radio Address Delivered by Governor Langer in dedication of new KFYR Broadcast Tower, 1938

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