Radio & TV: Pub Crawlers

Between the dark and the daylight, When the night is beginning to lower, Comes a pause in the day's occupations That is known as the Children's Hour . ..

In Patrick Radigan's Hoboken saloon, the children's hour began at 6 p.m. He shooed the drinkers out and waved the moppets in. They perched on bar stools or sat on, around and sometimes under the tables to watch Radigan's television: Du Mont's Small Fry Club, WATV's Junior Frolics, and such. Creepers and toddlers were allowed to bring mother along. At 7, the barkeep swept out the bairns and let the guzzlers in again.

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