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Bill Mincher Interviews Senator Joseph Mccarthy, Wlbz Radio Nov 1953

Bill Mincher Interviews Senator Joseph Mccarthy, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bill Mincher of WLBZ in Bangor, Maine, interviews Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1953 regarding investigations at Fort Monmouth and a General Electric plant in Lynn, Massachusetts. Mincher also asks McCarthy and about recent changes in veterans' benefits, and whether any communist investigations are planned in Maine.


Kay Dewitt Sings Punky Pumpkin, Wlbz Radio Sep 1953

Kay Dewitt Sings Punky Pumpkin, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Kay DeWitt sings the song Punky Pumpkin (Happy Pumpkin), accompanied by piano, September 16, 1953.


Kay Dewitt Sings Butterflies, Wlbz Radio Sep 1953

Kay Dewitt Sings Butterflies, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Kay DeWitt sings the song Butterflies, accompanied by piano, September 16, 1953.


Kay Dewitt Sings The Things We Did Last Summer, Wlbz Radio Sep 1953

Kay Dewitt Sings The Things We Did Last Summer, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Kay DeWitt sings the song The Things We Did Last Summer, accompanied by piano, September 16, 1953.


Kay Dewitt Sings Indian Summer, Wlbz Radio Sep 1953

Kay Dewitt Sings Indian Summer, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Kay DeWitt sings the song Indian Summer, accompanied by piano, September 16, 1953.


Kay Dewitt Sings Local School Songs, Wlbz Radio Sep 1953

Kay Dewitt Sings Local School Songs, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Kay DeWitt, a local singer around Orono and Bangor, sings the classic songs "You Gotta Be a Football Hero", The Brewer High Fight Song, The John Bapst Fight Song, The Bangor High Fight Song, and The UMaine Stein Song in 1953.


Console And Keyboard Melodies Featuring Norm Lambert, Wlbz Radio Jul 1953

Console And Keyboard Melodies Featuring Norm Lambert, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

A musical program featuring Norman Lambert playing popular tunes on the organ and piano. This episode, recorded in July, 1953, featured the songs Oh, You Beautiful Doll, When My Baby Smiles at Me, Intermezzo, I Want to Be Happy, Poor Butterfly, and Who?


Kay And Norm Show Performance Of Somewhere Over The Rainbow Sponsored By Glidden Paint, Wlbz Radio May 1953

Kay And Norm Show Performance Of Somewhere Over The Rainbow Sponsored By Glidden Paint, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

The opening and closing portions of a program called the Kay and Norm Show featuring Kay DeWitt and Norman Lambert. After DeWitt sings the opening lyrics from Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Irving Hunter announces that the show is sponsored by the Glidden Paint Company and Glidden dealers. Dated May 22, 1953.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews J. R. Taylor, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews J. R. Taylor, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded in 1953 at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Charles Inman, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Charles Inman, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mrs. Zelma Farnham, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mrs. Zelma Farnham, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Creighton Grant, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Creighton Grant, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Vern Simpson, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Vern Simpson, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mrs. Wiley And Mrs. Wilson, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mrs. Wiley And Mrs. Wilson, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded in 1953 at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews William And Irene Atwater, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews William And Irene Atwater, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Marilyn Plummer, Mary And Mrs. Spinney, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Marilyn Plummer, Mary And Mrs. Spinney, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded in 1953 at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Edward Farwell, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. Edward Farwell, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. L. O. Harlow, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mr. And Mrs. L. O. Harlow, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ interviews visitors in 1953 to see which of three television sets offers the best picture. Recorded at Rice & Tyler's, an electronics store at 74 Central in Bangor, Maine.


General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mrs. Henry Jones, Wlbz Radio Feb 1953

General Electric Tv Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Mrs. Henry Jones, Wlbz Radio

WLBZ Radio Station Records

Bob Arnold of WLBZ radio interviews Mrs. Henry Jones of 21 Lincoln Street, Bangor, Maine, in 1953 to see which of three television sets she prefers. Part of a series of interviews recorded at Rice and Tyler's, an electronics and music store in Bangor.


Information Regarding The Maine State Prison, Thomaston, Maine 1824-1953, Allan L. Robbins Jan 1953

Information Regarding The Maine State Prison, Thomaston, Maine 1824-1953, Allan L. Robbins

Maine Bicentennial

Prior to the start of World War II, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI declared dead the criminal networks established by violent career gangsters during the Prohibition Era. By 1950, America’s attention was focused on the Cold War, Communism, and suspected Soviet subversion plots.

As the FBI continually denied the existence of organized crime, a new American mafia was establishing legitimate businesses as covers for racketeering, drug trafficking, and loansharking. Bribes to local police and politicians bought protection from investigation.

In 1949 the American Municipal Association pushed for the U.S. Congress to investigate. Despite Hoover’s continued denials, the ...