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Bob Steele on the radio : the life of Connecticut's beloved broadcaster / Paul Hensler.

Author/Creator:
Hensler, Paul, 1956- author.
Publication:
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 186 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Steele, Bob, 1911-2002.
WTIC (Radio station : Hartford, Conn.)
Steele, Bob, 1911-2002.
WTIC (Radio station : Hartford, Conn.)
Radio broadcasters -- United States -- Connecticut -- Biography.
Radio broadcasters.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Summary:
"For more than sixty years, Bob Steele was the radio voice of Southern New England, entertaining listeners of WTIC AM with his wit, humor, and an inimitable style that kept listeners faithfully tuning in to his morning show. Capturing the nation's highest market share, the National Radio Hall of Fame inductee maintained an unparalleled popularity through the latter half of the twentieth century. This first ever biography of Bob Steele details both the home life and the award-winning broadcasting career of this Connecticut media legend, from his humble Midwestern roots to the pinnacle of radio fame. Steele and his "The Word for the Day" feature remain forever embedded in the memories of his many listeners."-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781476679327
1476679320
9781476637495
OCLC:
1106176993
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