NBC's News and Information Service
 
NBC's News and Information Service all news radio WPOP 1410

Elsewhere on this site are newspaper articles noting the end of WPOP's music years. Deejay Bob Craig hosted the final locally produced music program just before 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 29, 1975. The next morning WPOP listeners awoke to the all-news sound of NBC's NIS - News and Information Service. While WPOP News Director Charley Steiner remained, a new stable of network voices reported national and world events including Alan Walden, Bill Lynch, John Cameron Swayze, Jr., Ed Brown, Charles McCord, Ray Rice, Frank Gorin, Rosemary Frisino, Cliff Barrett, Barbara Hoctor, David Henderson, Doris McMillon, Sue O'Brien, Gary Alexander, Bob Schmidt, Gordon Graham and Ann Taylor.

letter from WPOP's Al Pellegrino to NBC's Stephen B. White

For an enlargement, click on either page of the letter from WPOP General Manager Al Pellegrino to NBC's Stephen White.

letter from WPOP's Al Pellegrino to NBC's Stephen B. White

Click to read articles about WPOP's switch from Top 40 music to all-news:

The Hartford Courant - June 4, 1975

New Britain Herald - June 5, 1975

The Valley Advocate - June 12, 1975

Billboard magazine - June 28, 1975

The Hartford Courant - June 29, 1975

Variety magazine - July 2, 1975

 
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