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August 4, 2017: Election Returns on Television

There are eleven more ads today, from October 1948 editions of The Blade, plus one Random Pages gallery addition, a Saturday, 10/9/48 Peach Section story, "3 More Popular Sunday Radio Programs Returning For Fall Premieres." Included were pictures of radio stars Freeman Gosden, Margaret Daum, Robert Taylor, Helen Hayes, and Fred Allen. There's one addition to the Channel 13 gallery, a Monday, 10/25/48 ad, in the Peach Section, for a special television broadcast of President Harry S. Truman on WSPD-TV, who was also appearing in person at the Civic Auditorium in Toledo. There are seven additions to the Radio Station Ads gallery, starting with a Sunday, 10/10/48 ad, in the Feature Section, for Amos 'n' Andy on WJR-AM. Next is another 10/10/48 ad, also in the Feature Section, for Mary Martin, Peter Lawford, and John Conte in "Music in the Air" on Theatre Guild on the Air, sponsored by United States Steel. There's also a Monday, 10/11/48 ad for a political ad on WTOL-AM (Listen to Senator Taft Speak For Dewey-Warren), followed by a Monday, 10/25/48 ad, in the Peach Section, for Children of Divorce, featuring Toledo Judge Paul W. Alexander, a presntation of Mutual Broadcasting, on CKLW-AM. Next is a Tuesday, 10/26/48 ad, another political ad on WTOL-AM (Frank J. Lausche, candidate for governor), followed by a Wednesday, 10/27/48 ad, in the Peach Section, for Duffy's Tavern on WSPD. And there's a Saturday, 10/30/48 ad, also in the Peach Section, for one more political ad (Hear Frazier Reams speak for Joel S, Rhinefort, Lucas County Prosecutor. There are three additions to the Other Vintage ads gallery, starting with a Monday, 10/11/48 ad, in the Peach Section, for Coca-Cola (Outside Chores Make the Inner Man Thirsty). Next is a Wednesday, 10/27/48 ad, for Gibson Greeting Cards (When that new baby arrives!), followed by today's last ad, a Friday, 10/29/48 ad for RCA TVs (RCA Victor presents the election returns on television...See them on RCA Victor Eye Witness Television). More 1948 ads, from the online archives of The Toledo Blade, are on the way...

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