(Left to right) Martin Pinsker, WFIL Engineer Carmen Gentile and Temple Instructor John Culver
While this picture is not from this particular broadcast, it does date from the same year
WFIL Radio Studios in the Widener Building during 1951
On Sunday, December 7, 1941, the Japanese Air Force attacked United States Forces at a base called "Pearl Harbor." That was the official entry of the U.S. into the Second World War.
Ten years later, on Friday, December 7, 1951, WFIL Radio aired a 15 minute radio show called "December 7, 1941." All news reports in this program were recreated by WFIL personnel in 1951. None date from 1941.
Heard in this broadcast were: John Corcoran, Blake Ritter, Allen Stone, Joe Novenson and Jim Felix. Produced by Marty Pinsker for the WFIL Special Events Department.
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Audio originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member Gerry Wilkinson
Photo originally donated by Broadcast Pioneers member John Roberts
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