For awhile in the late sixties and the seventies, WCAU Radio tried to compete with KYW Newsradio. The WCAU news format was called NewsBeat. While the station was a mixture of telephone talk and news, there were large blocks of time that were only news, mostly in drive time. We have in our archive a NewsBeat excerpt from Monday, May 1, 1972 and featured newsman Peter Gamble.
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From the official archives of the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia
Audio originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Gerry Wilkinson
Graphic originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Roger Hendler
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