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Rex Webster, Lubbock advertising executive, discusses the Hub City’s oldest radio station, KFYO, and major developments in radio broadcasting. Webster worked as an announcer for KFYO from 1934 to 1947.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Rex Webster

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: May 26, 1982

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Richard Mason

Length: 1 hour


Tape 1, Side 1: KFYO Radio Station, Singing audition (1934), Program development, Announcer position, Radio building fire, Plains Broadcasting Company, Broadcasting schedule, News broadcast, Morse code, Judge Landis, Character description, Sports broadcasts, Red Raider Sports Network, Possum Holler Show, Snoop and Scoop Show, Personal interviews.

Tape 1, Side 2: Radio announcers, Salary, T. D. Kirksey, Live programming, Mutual Broadcasters, Texas State Network, Network programming, Recorded programs, Discs, Recording wire, Radio soap operas, Advertisement, Newspaper, Radio, Major developments in radio, Recording tape, Flexibility.

Range Dates: 1934-1982

Bulk Dates: 1934-1947

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