Radio: Canine Cat

Early in World War II's noisy propaganda campaign, reporters at CBS's shortwave listening post in Manhattan became fairly familiar with an impersonal, unaccented voice reading Nazi bulletins in English. One night in October, the voice identified itself as Fred Kaltenbach, from Iowa. Fred had a "letter" he wanted to read, to an old pal back home named Harry. Soon Fred got into the tall corn. One night he signed off with: "Well, Harry old man . . . give my regards to the folks back home in Ottumwa and Waterloo." At this CBS's...

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