First national radio broadcast ever heard by the U. S. public was on the evening of Nov. 2, 1920. The station: KDKA at East Pittsburgh, Pa., owned and operated by Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Co. The program: that day's election returns, which put Warren Gamaliel Harding into the White House.

Last week, as a tenth anniversary present for the first U. S. broadcasting station, the Allegheny County Commissioners recommended and the courts approved the name of KDKA Boulevard for a new county highway running from Pittsburgh to Saxonburg, where is KDKA's new transmission station.


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