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  • Tags: Paul "Tall Paul" White

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Interviewed on the air at WJLD. Author, “Radio and the Struggle for Civil Rights in the South” (University Press of Florida, 2004).

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Box 7 Folder 6: "And we’re up to Folder 6 which is an article the Birmingham News, from February 13th of 1976. “Blacks strike after white exec fired.” Now shortly after A.G. Gaston purchased WENN radio, what he decided he’d do is to fire Joe Lackey…

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Eddie Castleberry (b.Jul 28, 1928, d.Jan 23, 2009), pioneer Birmingham broadcaster beginning his radio career in 1950 with WEDR Birmingham. Interviewed in the WJLD studios.

b8f59a - Jack the Rapper cover - MLK Rememberance - Jan 11, 1989.jpg
Box 8 Folder 59: "Moving along to folder 60 is a piece from… anyways…. Alright and this is… this has a two copies as well as the original issue of Jack the Rapper. This came out in January 11, 1989, Issue #666, America’s oldest largest circulated…

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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.

1979 - Paul in White Suit - head shot.jpg
Paul White (b. Aug. 16, 1936; d. Aug. 19, 2001) a classic discussion on WATV 900 AM Radio Birmingham, between two iconic Birmingham radio announcers. Paul White, commonly known as Tall Paul, and Shelly Stewart, known as Shelley the Playboy. Paul…

b7f25a - Paul White, Captain of the WJLD Microphones - 1979.jpg
Box 7 Folder 25: "This is folder 25 which contains a black and white 8x10 and a color 4x6 of Paul Dudley White, otherwise known as Tall Paul, in his baseball uniform. He was Captain and a player with the "WJLD Microphones." He was NOT born with…

b5f2a - Tall Paul receiving an award - 1967.jpg
Box 5 Folder 2: "This is a photo of Paul "Tall Paul" White receiving an award, either for his work or on behalf of radio station WENN. We don't exactly know what it's for, when and where it took place, who the other man (or two) in the picture is,…
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