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Harry Sapoznik, Director, Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture, UW-Madison, shares the history of how Yiddish radio came to Wisconsin in 1929. With an offer from William Paley to join the Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS), WISN in Milwaukee signed on to air Yiddish programming from New York City.

Record Date Jul 15, 2014
M-F 6-9 am, 2-5 and 9-10 pm
Sat-Sun 6-9 am

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