Radio: Snork, Punk

Hello nephews, nieces mine,

I'm glad to see you look so fine. . . .

This is Uncle Don, your Uncle Don,

Hello, little friends, hello!

This Uncle Don is the famous, wheezing, wheedling radio character whose sales approach is celebrating children's birthdays over the air. Those he is unable to mention he sometimes calls personally on the telephone. After service like that kids will do anything, even to calling Mother out of the kitchen to hear what Uncle Don has to say about Wesson Oil. In WOR's area, some 25% of all radios are traditionally...

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