WCBS 880's 50th Anniversary Takes A Look Back

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — WCBS Newsradio 880 is celebrating 50 years of covering news in New York! To commemorate, the “From The Vault” series brings you a treasure trove of archival audio.

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A year after becoming leader of the world’s Catholic church, Pope John Paul II made his first pilgrimage to New York City in 1979 on invitation from then Mayor Ed Koch. This is a portion of the coverage on WCBS 880.