Art Shepard

Iowa Archives
5:00 am
Wed December 12, 2007

Iowa Oldies

Duane Ellett, Floppy and guests
Credit WHO-TV

Sounds from the 1930s to 1980s from various Iowa radio and television stations. A sampling of programs and personalities that were on the air long ago. Recordings provided by the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting, desmoinesbroadcasting.com, WHO-TV and a private collector.

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Iowa Archives
5:00 am
Tue May 29, 2007

Iowa Broadcasters

Brand new Ampex reel-to-reel audio tape machines were state-of-the-art in the 1960s.
Credit Rick Fredericksen

Sounds from radio and television broadcasters from decades past, across Iowa. The story is introduced by Jeff Stein, Administrator of the Archives of Iowa Broadcasting at Wartburg College, who provided the various on-air sound-clips embedded in this report.

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