WLBZ Radio



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Download Download audio, J. R. Taylor (1.5 MB)

Download Download audio, Marilyn Plummer and Spinneys (2.5 MB)

Download Download audio, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Inman (2.2 MB)

Download Download audio, Mr. and Mrs. Creighton Grant (2.4 MB)

Download Download audio, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Farwell (1.8 MB)

Download Download audio, Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Harlow (2.6 MB)

Download Download audio, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Simpson (2.7 MB)

Download Download audio, Mrs. Henry Jones (2.6 MB)

Download Download audio, Mrs. Wiley and Mrs. Wilson (2.8 MB)

Download Download audio, Mrs. Zelma Farnham (2.1 MB)

Download Download audio, William and Irene Atwater (1.8 MB)


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

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Bangor, Maine, electronics, Taylor family, Plummer Family, Spinney Family, Inman family, Creighton Grant family, Farwell family, Harlow family, Vern Simpson family, Henry Jones family, Wiley family, Wilson family, Farnham family, Atwater family, promotions, products, General Electric, television


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Only the first segment is included as streaming audio; the others are available as downloadable files. All are included in the transcript.

Collection Number

MS 608

Recording Number

D 16.20; CD 4, tracks 2-12

Length of Audio Recording

0:48 - 1:30

General Electric TV Spots, Bob Arnold Interviews Several Area Residents


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