Radio: The Full Nelson

Oswald George Nelson has been described by a CBS official as "one of the few guys who didn't get eaten up by radio. He ate it up."

Ozzie has always had an appetite for action. He was the youngest Eagle Scout in New Jersey (and won a trip to Europe with the qualifying merit badge). At Rutgers, he was varsity quarterback, lacrosse letterman, diver on the swimming team, middleweight boxing champion, a fair musician, and a near miss at Phi Beta Kappa. When Rudy Vallee was king of the crooners, Ozzie was a topflight bandleader....

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