Radio Call 1947

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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (710 pages)
Year: (1947) 2010
ISBN: 9781742227597
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia

Radio Call, described as "South Australia's Only Broadcasting Newspaper", commenced during 1937. It covers news from the Adelaide Studios and a host of other topics including all things musical, theatrical, the week’s radio programs, and lots of other news from Australia and overseas.


Noted Bushman Comes To Town, Radio Debut at 79
ONE of the most unusual Australians to appear in Frank Legg’s A.B.C. "Week-end Magazine" is 79-year-old Adelaide-born "Billy Miller," whom Frank interviewed on Saturday evening.
Born William Linklater in North Adelaide in 1868, this grand old Australian ran away to the Northern Territory in 1884 and became famous throughout its length and breadth in the following 50 years as Billy Miller.
He is now a part of Australia's history. In 1885 he spoke to blacks who offered Burke and Wills fish and damper, who saw the explorers die and buried them. There in a Miller's Crossing and a Miller's Point named after Billy, who himself explored and opened up vast areas of the north.

This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original newspapers (an incomplete set), and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.

Any computer using Adobe (Acrobat) Reader 4 or later
Adobe Reader 6 or later is recommended for CDs with searchable text

Click here to download a file of sample pages from this book. Right click on the link and select "save as" - to a location on your hard drive. The sampler can be opened, navigated and searched as with the full CD file/s. Sample files usually contain the title page, contents, some introductory pages and sample pages from the body of the book. Often the complete index from the original book is included.

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