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October 14, 2014
 
During the 1920s, Americans began buying home radios in large numbers. Religious leaders, eager to connect with new audiences, used the new broadcast medium to spread the Gospel. 
 
Rev. S. Parkes Cadman (1864-1936), a Congregational minister in Brooklyn, NY, is widely considered the first radio pastor. Less well known, but no less important to the history of radio, is Rev. Dr. Theodore Savage, a Presbyterian minister who served as moderator during the question-and-answer section of Cadman’s show.
 
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November 22, 2013
ST-C277-1-63. President John F. Kennedy and Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson Meet with Organizers of "March on Washington." via the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library.

In commemoration of the 50th year since President John F. Kennedy's death, we'd like to share images and two audio recordings from PHS's collections: Eugene Carson Blake's statement on the assassination, and the memorial service for the president...

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