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Chuck Schaden's Conversations with the Stars Who Made it Golden

TWTD Archive – July 23rd, 2005

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AN ANNOUNCER AT WORK:
Bill Griskey of NBC, Chicago 

Originally broadcast WDCB
Saturday, July 23, 2005 

NEWS (4-7-57) Bill Griskey reports headlines.

UNCLE NED’S SQUADRON (11-28-53) “Uncle Ned” Locke is the “pilot” for this kids-oriented airplane/flying series fromChicago. Bill Griskey is announcer.

JANE AND THE BOYS (8-25-51)  A quarter-hour of light-hearted musical entertainment with “Uncle Bill” Griskey.

BIG CITY SERENADE (7-19-52) Bill Griskey narrates a salute to the City ofChicago’s political conventions over the years.

FAULTLESS STARCH SHOW (10-21-52)   Country singer Bob Atcher stars. Announcer is Bill Griskey.

AMERICANA (10-23-54) “Memoirs of a Railroad Century,” a radio essay on the American scene.  Bill Griskey as announcer/narrator.

YOUR SATURDAY DANCE DATE (8-12-50)  Frankie Carle and the orchestra from the Marine Dining Room of the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago.  Bill Griskey announces.