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Willie Clark with All-Star Panel: On the Air: The History of Black Radio in Orlando

October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

| Free

Revisit the beginnings of minority broadcasting in the Orlando area and chronicle its emergence as a dominant media platform in the community. In the 1950s and early ’60s, radio personalities such as Clyde on a Cloud, Bigfoot Saul and the Hossman were household names in Orlando’s black communities. Enjoy a brief retrospective on the city’s black radio pioneers and the history of WOKB-AM 1600 (“Tiger Radio”), the area’s first full-time black station, followed by what promises to be a lively panel discussion with legendary radio personalities, executives and at least one former radio station owner, “telling it like it was.”

Details

Date:
October 18, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://calendar.ocls.info/evanced/lib/eventsignup.asp?ID=327546

Venue

Orlando Public Library, Albertson Room
101 E. Central Blvd.,
Orlando, 32801 United States
Phone:
407-835-7323
Website:
ocls.info