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400 Hold A Wake For Radio Cult
Gather at Ruined Wanamaker Building to Mourn for Champion's Lost Job

Four hundred followers of a nocturnal radio satirist who is about to be, as he put it, "canned," gathered in Manhattan last night in a final pitiful show of non-strength and disorganization." They met in front of the burne-out Wanamaker Building at Fourth Avenue and Eighth Street because they said they liked "the Charles Addams feel of the thing." Mr. Addams is famous for his goulish cartoon characters...


Copyright: 1956 The New York Times

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August 13,1956
New York Times - 400 Hold Wake

Courtesy: Pete Delaney