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Radio_Lady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-30-06 12:19 AM
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101. I was there in the mid-1960s when Johnny Carson was still in NY.
Edited on Thu Mar-30-06 12:30 AM by Radio_Lady
I worked with his brother, Dick Carson, who was directing the program, and Skitch Henderson's group provided the music. Also worked in the news unit for a fellow named Gene ??? and God knows I've tried to recall his last name, but can't do it. I do remember the composer Robert Russell Bennett who composed the music for "Victory at Sea" -- he was a tall and elderly man and he called me ARIEL the water sprite. (He gave special names to all the production assistants in the unit.) Just a sweetheart of a man.

Looks as if Helen Kushnick was there in the 1970s with Jay Leno.

http://talkshows.about.com/library/weekly/aa051799.htm

By 1971, I was back in Florida working as an unpaid screener (answers called before they go on the air) on Larry King's 11 PM to 5 AM overnight show at WIOD. When Larry was arrested a few days before Christmas 1971, I took over his show. I was there until April 1972, when Boston beckoned and I started on WEEI Radio, a CBS owned and operated station, on May 15, 1972. First female with a full time talk radio show in Boston SIX days a week from 10 AM to 2 PM and then took care of my two small kids, ages 1 and 2, as I was a single mother divorced from their father.

Glad to do it!

In peace,

Radio_Lady
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