WCBS Newsradio 880 Celebrates 50 Years Of News In New York

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — In this week’s 50 Stories podcast, Wayne Cabot hears from the station’s first newsradio programmer, Allen Green.

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Green looks back on launching the all-news format, as well as the void of women, pervasive sexism and Don Draper-era drinking.

But mostly he remembers the magic of being at the start of a grand experiment.