This Week in History: 8/17/14


Dave Plier


Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk ‘This Week in History’ including the debut of the first mail order catalog in the world from Chicago’s Montgomery Ward, the dial telephone is patented, the Aniti-Cigarette League of America launches in Chicago, Quin Ryan debuts on WGN Radio in 1924, Elvis Presley’s ‘Hound Dog’ hits #1, the TV game show scandals surface, Merv Griffin is pitted against Johnny Carson and Clinton denies his relationship with Monica Lewinsky in 1998.




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