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February 29, 1960: Talk Radio began on this day. At KMOX in St. Louis, Jack Buck interviewed first Mayor Tucker and then Eleanor Roosevelt as they took calls from listeners.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.