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WEVD Radio Station (New York)

Title: WEVD Radio Station (New York)
Inclusive Dates: 1920s-1978
ID: RG 1271
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4'2"; 1 5"ltr;18 2.5"lgl
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Established in 1926 by the Forward Association (the publisher of the *Jewish Daily Forward*), and named in honor of Eugene Victor Debs. In the 1940s some 60 percent of its broadcasts were in Yiddish.  Afterwards, however, Yiddish broadcasting declined steadily. In 1988 the station sold its FM rights but it still broadcasts on the AM radio frequencies.
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Inventory: Yiddish, 30 pp., ms
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