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Summary

Elektra or Why It's Called Electricity
Airdate: Tuesday - July 5, 1966

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
Gee whiz, I miss the Fourth of July. . . 
Show Description
"AM means Antique Modulation" Shep makes comments throughout the show regarding the FCC ruling which forced AM and FM stations carry separate programming. The "Holiday Concept"... very operative among the most primitive native tribes. The more primitive the tribe, the more holidays they have. Movies - takeoffs on takeoffs. The way movies are being made today. After dwelling on a discussion of movies ending with Elektra, he shift hi focus on how the word electricity originates from Elektra. He talks about jars of pickle juice and a copper spoon causing electrolysis and the time he tried to have his father explain electricity. He gets into the origins of some other words like Tolls coming from Norwegian Trolls and Omelets coming from Hamlet.
Notes
Shep very bitter about something lashing out all night. (Max) Palisades Park theme at end
Commercials
Cinzano
Rover 2000
Music
None Listed
Engineer and others in Booth
Matt
Summary
By: Jim Clavin
Date: -
Rating: Not Rated
Airdate History ' - Original' date is earliest known broadcast)
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