Charles Laquidara announces and recruits volunteers for WBCN's community switchboard: The Listener Line (circa 1971)
WBCN news coverage of lead up to President Nixon's resignation including satirical "advance story" with Danny Schechter and Bill Lichtenstein
Former WBCN Program Director and News Director Norm Winer on WBCN's coverage of the news (interview from upcoming documentary "The American Revolution.")
"Once in a Lifetime Experience Auction" to Complete The American Revolution Documentary Coming March 15.
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Bid and win your once-in-a-lifetime music, sport or meet-and-greet experience to help complete The American Revolution documentary. In association with CharityBuzz. Coming March 15, 2017.
Photographs, posters and other images from among the more than 100,000 shared for the production of The American Revolution documentary and archives have been on display at the co-working office space Workbar in Cambridge as part of an interactive exhibit examining how media can help create social change -- then, and now. Click here to see more.
Charles Laquidara on the Early Days of WBCN-FM (interview for the upcoming documentary The American Revolution)
Danny Schechter on the Innovation of the Early Days of WBCN-FM (from the upcoming documentary The American Revolution)
Charlie "Master Blaster" Daniels on the Early Days of WBCN and the Boston Tea Party music hall (Interview for the upcoming documentary The American Revolution).
WBCN-FM and the Cambridge Phoenix, both owned by Ray Riepen, played several softball games against each other beginning in 1971.
Click below and listen to radio promos for the first WBCN-FM - Cambridge Phoenix softball game (June 1971) featuring Danny Schechter, Norm Winer, Charles Laquidara, WBCN salesman Jack Kearney (above, first row) as sportscaster "Troy Forgotten," and Bill Lichtenstein.
Help us identify the players and fans in these 1971 photographs of a WBCN - Cambridge Phoenix softball game (taken by Jeff Albertson).
WBCN-FM and the Cambridge Phoenix played a number of softball games beginning in 1971. Below is the ad from the Cambridge Phoenix and the radio promos that aired on WBCN.
Listen-in to the sounds of the early days of WBCN-FM, when the underground station, politics and rock and roll changed radio - and the world. Hear the music, news reports, ads, rare live musical broadcasts, station ID's, interviews, zaniness, and more, as broadcast from the station's launch in 1968 and over the next seven years. Click here to listen now!
More than 1,000 listeners weekly from around the world.
Listen-in to the sounds of the early days of WBCN-FM, when the underground station, politics and rock and roll changed radio - and the world. This audio stream includes the archives shared for The American Revolution documentary film, coming March 15, 2018, which have been restored, and now preserved for future listeners.
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