Radio Unnameable

 

Name
Fass, Bob, 1933-2021 (Host)
Watson, William E., 1915-1992 (Speaker)
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.) (Broadcaster)
Title
Radio Unnameable
Abstract
Fass takes call-ins with a focus on encouraging donations to WBAI. Fass talks with another radio show host (Bill Watson) about the difficulties of hosting a radio show. They focus on the intimacy and difficulty of taking late-night call ins (mentioning Fass previously talking a caller out of suicide). "Puff the Magic Dragon" by Peter, Paul, and Mary plays.
Content summary from finding aid: Bob Discusses Staff Cuts
Collection Name
Bob Fass papers, circa 1960-2011
Archival Context
Series I: Radio Unnameable, 1963-2011. Subseries I.5: Radio Unnameable, undated. Box no. Box 25, Unknown Box 1
Subjects
Community radio; WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.)
Format
sound recordings
Genre
Radio call-in shows
Publication Information
WBAI Radio (New York, N.Y.): New York (N.Y.). 1963
Date
approximately 1963-2011
Physical Description
1 audio file (24 minutes)
Note
Original format: 1/4" open-reel audio
Size: 7" reel
Base material: polyester
Note (Title note)
Title from container
Note (Bf number)
BF0904
Language
English
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-6jq9-x496