WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In today’s Back Story, WCBS takes a trip to the circus.

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880pic 1130201615205800 Back Stories: Bringing The Big Apple Circus To Blind Children

WCBS broadcast of Big Apple Circus. (credit: WCBS Newsradio 880)

Michael Wallace shares the story of how the station’s former general manager, Ed Kiernan, came up with the idea of providing a play-by-play of the Big Apple Circus for blind children.

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