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Wednesday, March 03, 2004
Top o' the World
LILEKS: "Still reading the history of the Empire State Building, and came across a remarkable anecdote. (One or two per page, really it's such a fine book.) In the 30s the networks broadcast national shows from the toppermost of the ESB, and you imagine what it must have been like to sit in a kitchen in Witchita and listen to a live concert from the 86th floor in Manhattan. What a modern world, full of wonders. Well. WOR had a show called Microphone in the Sky, which aired at 1 PM, interviewing people on the observation deck."
Posted at 9:01 AM by John.

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