The Foote Files: A Command PerformanceCommand Performance was a 1940s radio show that was broadcast over AFRS, or Armed Forces Radio Service.
Ken Foote Remembers Little Richard And Betty WrightAs you may have heard over the weekend, we lost two R&B singers over the weekend and the announcements of their passing were within hours of each other.
The Foote Files: When WCBS Newsradio 88 Made The NewsIt's not too often that a news media outlet "becomes" the story as opposed to "covering" the story but that happened to New York's WCBS Newsradio 880 in 1967.
The Foote Files: When Dan Rather Met Hurricane CarlaIn September 1961, a significant event was about to take place that would be the first of its kind to be covered by television... and Dan Rather made it happen.
The Foote Files: The Resignation Of President Richard NixonNixon resigned on August 8, 1974. He was the first American President to resign before his term was up.
The Foote Files: Media And The Cuban Missile CrisisI was 8 years old at that time and a third grade student in Dallas.
The Foote Files: When Senator Joseph McCarthy Faced The NationDuring the early to mid-1950s, the United States was facing a world that was being ruled by communist regimes from Europe to Asia.
The Foote Files: WLS/Chicago And The HindenburgAs tensions in Europe began to increase during the 1930s, a disastrous event took place on May 6, 1937 in New Jersey, and radio was there to cover it for Americans.
The Foote Files: How Television Covered A National TragedyWhile American presidents had died in office before this, there had not been a presidential assassination since President William McKinley. But there was no radio or TV back then.
The Foote Files: How Radio & Telegraph Came To The RescueSome 108 years ago, a major event (and one that was tragic) took place that cost the lives of more than 1,500 people. And radio and telegraph played a significant role during this time.
A Word From The Foote Files During Coronavirus PandemicWith all of the news surrounding COVID-19, it reminded me that events that significantly impact human lives, regardless of who, what, when, where, why and how, do indeed happen.