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Bob Steele: Connecticut’s Beloved Broadcaster

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

For more than 60 years, Bob Steele was the radio voice of Southern New England, entertaining WTIC-AM listeners with his wit and humor and an inimitable style that kept them faithfully tuning in each morning. Author Paul Hensler will highlight the CT media legend during a virtual talk, “Bob Steele on the Radio: The Life of Connecticut’s Beloved Broadcaster” with New Haven Museum.

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Hensler’s presentation will be based on his book of the same title, which details Steele’s home life and an award-winning broadcasting career. Steele’s show captured the nation’s highest market share, and the National Radio Hall of Fame inductee maintained an unparalleled popularity through the latter half of the 20th century. Steele and his “The Word for the Day” feature remains embedded in the memories of his many listeners.


September 23
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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