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Radio Hall of Famer Chuck Schaden talks to Dave Plier about the ‘Early Days of WGN Radio’ including the launch of call letters W-G-N when the Chicago Tribune assumed control of WJAZ The Zenith Edgewater Beach Hotel station on March 29, 1924, the first Cubs broadcast, the Scopes Monkey Trial,  and the groundbreaking programs and events that launched our legendary station.

PHOTO: “Little Orphan Annie”: Shirley Bell (Annie) and Allan Baruck (Joe Corntassel) with arms around Quin Ryan. (WGN Radio photo)