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b3f46a - KKK on WEDR building - May 29, 1958.jpg
"Now we move to folder 46 which are a series of clippings. These are clippings. This is one clipping that is where WEDR, where Shelley Stewart was at, “KKK” was written on WEDR. $5000 worth of vandalism. Ed Estes operated the station at this time, in…

Esau Thompson, 1957, Ebony Magazine
Lydia Thompson (b. Feb 3, 1940, d. Sep 20, 1996), Perry “Tiger” Thompson’s (b. 1908, d. Apr 26, 1973) daughter, part three of three interviews. Bob Friedman visited Ms. Thompson at her home in Bessemer. Lydia continues to reflect on her family and…

1988 - Joe Lackey head shot.jpg
Joe Lackey (b. Aug 3, 1922, d.May 29, 2009), General Manager at WENN 1958-76. Part owner, WATV Birmingham. Joe reflects on his early career and on the 1963 Civil Rights Movement.

1963 Jesse Champion head.jpg
Jesse Champion (b. Aug 27, 1927, d.Nov 2, 2007), announcer WJLD/WERC – 1954-63/1970-90 Jesse Champion relates his history at WJLD 1400, and an incident that involved him during the Civil Rights upheaval of 1963. Jesse was well known in Birmingham,…
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