[Dixielandjazz] Willis Conover

steven holzer slholzer@iquest.net
Thu, 29 Aug 2002 10:36:58 -0500

Actually, this is something of a misapprehension. Voice of America
programs were not beamed to America, but anybody with a shortwave radio
could hear them here. As a teenager, I frequently heard Willis Conover
on my brother's receiver in the heartland of America.

Steve Holzer

Anton Crouch wrote:
> Hello all
> The recent post about Willis Conover (Ellington and Nixon) and jazz on
> Voice of America certainly brought back memories. I hadn't realised that
> Voice of America broadcasts were not (still are not?) heard in the US of A.