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A flashback to the 1950's New York City days of Jocko Henderson, Birmingham born and raised Al Isaac had a special connection with his RnB and Blues listening audience at WATV 900 AM in Birmingham. His laugh, his character voices they were clearly a…

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Andrew Fields (b.Jan 2, 1936, d. Nov 10, 2004), overnight broadcaster and part timer at WJLD and WBUL, discusses his career spanning 1969-1982; reflecting on his development and experience in Birmingham radio and his contemporaries.

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Interviewed on the air at WJLD. Author, “Radio and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the South” (University Press of Florida, 2004).

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Bruce Payne (b. 1930, d. October 6, 2005) Birmingham Broadcaster from the early 1950's. Born in Jackson, MS and began his broadcasting career briefly at WVIM Vicksburg and then moved to Bessemer at WBCO. He made the transition to early WENN Radio in…

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Box 8 Folder 58: "This contains a 27 page folder produced for a celebration held in Erskine Faush's honor celebrating his radio career on July 14, 1989. It contains lots of commendations from people around the city. It also lists the staff in 1989 of…

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Box 7 Folder 6: "And we’re up to Folder 6 which is an article the Birmingham News, from February 13th of 1976. “Blacks strike after white exec fired.” Now shortly after A.G. Gaston purchased WENN radio, what he decided he’d do is to fire Joe Lackey…

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Box 8 Folder 57: "Alright, we’re moving along now to 57. Folder 57, We have a clipping in two parts from the Birmingham News, July 14, 1989, an interview with Erskine Faush. And a lot of good history here. He’s in the studio at WATV and much can be…

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Box 3 Folder 20: "Now this is a total mystery. It is a blow up of something I got from Ed McClure, Johnny Jive. He’s a veteran of World War II. I didn’t realize that. It lists Andrew Dawkins, Bruce Payne, Arthur Whatley, Erskine Fausch, and Laura…

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Box 3 Folder 39: "This is a Birmingham News radio log from April 11, 1957. It lists 11 radio stations and 2 television stations. 6 and 13 were the TV stations. JLD had McKinstry. This is back in ‘57. Their radio logs had the previous evening's…

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Box 2 Folder 25: "This folder from 1952, April 1, 1952, a Tuesday, and this one from April 10; there’s two actually. Wait a minute, they’re both from April 1, 1952; that’s just shmutz. And what these do... they list the radio stations, not clear…
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