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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio, 11th October 2022.  Listening to the radio in the 1950s. Aunt Daisy, Children’s Hour, Lone Ranger. Reception problems. 2ZA locally, Garners and shopping reporters. Song requests, hit parades. In the Bag, Selwyn Toogood. Wedding announcements. Housewives listening to radio. Local participation. Crystal sets. Tangiwai disaster radio coverage. Crime serials in evenings, Randy Stone. Sport coverage. News bulletins. Valve radios. Listen with Mother. Reception issues. Teenagers and music. Overseas music. Limited Maori music broadcast in 1950s, Howard Morrison. Fashion important, but not through radio. Why Aunt Daisy was popular. Winston McCarthy, the voice of rugby. 2ZA concert party. No talkback radio. Going to the studio to broadcast live.  (Ivan and Muriel Allott, David and Margaret Beere, David Bertram, Stuart Birks)  

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Audio
Title
Radio in the 1950s - Manawatu Conversations

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Palmerston North
Date
October 11, 2022

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1950s,
aunt daisy,
music,
oral history,
radio programmes,

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