WARMland Remembered

Posted by WVIA Admin on

Originally Aired March, 2003 on WVIA-TV

More than 40 years ago, Northeastern Pennsylvanians discovered a shocking new sound on their radios, and within weeks, more than half of the people here were calling the area WARMland. The radio station was WARM: 5,000 watts at 590 AM, delivered by “five towers of power.” The “Mighty 590” became Northeastern Pennsylvania’s number one station practically overnight, and it stayed on top for decades. WARMland Remembered, a WVIA Original Documentary Film produced in 2003, is a trip back in time to when AM Radio was king. Told through the memories of the people who made WARM the Mighty 590 and the number one station for over 12 years. The story takes place between the years of 1958 and 1972 and is told by listeners and DJ's of that time. This documentary will take you back to WARM's glory days with historic photos, memorabilia and several of the personalities once known as WARM's Sensational Seven.


PBS
NPR
PBS Kids
VIA Passport

Connect

NPR Headlines

Trump Walks Back Statements On China; White House Walks Them Forward

The president said he was having second thoughts after hiking tariffs on Chinese goods and threatening to force U.S....

Former Congressman And Talk Radio Host Joe Walsh Announces Trump Primary Challenge

Walsh supported Trump during his 2016 campaign but of late has offered bitter critique of the president, calling him...

A Trumpet Made Of Bullets And The Kids Who Inspired It Take Hope Around The Country

The Instrument of Hope, a trumpet made partly of bullets and inspired by the survivors of the 2018 Parkland, Fla...

In Hong Kong, Moderate And Radical Protesters Join Forces To Avoid Past Divisions

In 2014, Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement was beset by divisions. Now various protest factions are working...

Firearms Museum Focuses On Gun Safety, History And Culture

The Cody Firearms Museum in northwest Wyoming just got a makeover. It's moved away from being a monument to guns and...

Academic Science Rethinks All-Too-White 'Dude Walls' Of Honor

Historic portraits of revered scientists and doctors can be found all over medical schools and universities — and...

To Forward Progressive Agenda, Harry Reid Says The Filibuster Must Go

Even in retirement, the former Senate majority leader is calling to change the rules. Reid tells NPR the filibuster...

healthybites_sidebar2.png

ArtScene Calendar