This Week’s Radio Highlights: President-Elect Kennedy’s Farewell Before the Massachusetts Legislature

Sen. John F. Kennedy campaigns for president. (Photograph courtesy John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.)

Thursday’s “Mass Moments,” heard at 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. over 97.9 WHAV FM, discusses President-Elect John F. Kennedy’s farewell address before the Massachusetts legislature.

Saturday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: “Bombshell,” 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: “Harry ‘Bucky’ Lew Born,” 1884, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Dave Mack’s Rock and Roll Oldies Party (live): 3-6 p.m., Saturday.
  • Gunsmoke: “Blacksmith,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Sunday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: “Bombshell,” 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: “Boston Swears in First Irish-born Mayor,’” 1885, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Old Fashioned Murder Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Week of Jan. 6

Monday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • WIN for Breakfast: Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Mass Moments: “Skater Nancy Kerrigan Assaulted,” 1994, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: “Growing Purple Coneflower,” 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
  • Sound Beat: “The Walking Blues,” 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: “The Art of All Things,” 9:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Suspense: “The Thirty Second of December,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • World News: 11 p.m.

Tuesday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • WIN for Breakfast: Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Mass Moments: “Fannie Farmer Cookbook Published,” 1896, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: “Walk Off Holiday Calories and Excess Energy,” 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
  • Sound Beat: “The Knoxville Girl,” 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: “The Art of All Things,” 9:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Dimension X: “Hello Tomorrow,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • World News: 11 p.m.

Wednesday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • WIN for Breakfast: Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Mass Moments: “Emily Greene Balch Born,” 1867, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: “Growing Parlor Palms,” 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
  • Sound Beat: “Flying Crow,” 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: “The Art of All Things,” 9:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Great Gildersleeve: Gildy Meets Irene’s Father, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • World News: 11 p.m.

Thursday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • WIN for Breakfast: Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guest: Deb Chiaravalloti, Holy Family Hospital.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Mass Moments: “JFK's Farewell to Massachusetts Legislature,” 1961, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: “Winter Lawn Care,” 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
  • Sound Beat: “Begin the Beguine,” 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: “The Art of All Things,” 9:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Our Miss Brooks: The Heating System, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • World News: 11 p.m.

Friday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Local News: Every half hour from 6-9 a.m., hourly 9 a.m.-3 p.m., every half hour from 3-6 p.m.
  • WIN for Breakfast: Win Damon is light, lively and local, 6-9 a.m. Guest: Rep. Andy X. Vargas.
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Mass Moments: “Norman Rockwell Wins Medal of Freedom,” 1977, 6:45 a.m. and 3:45 p.m.
  • Melinda’s Garden Moment: “Attracting Birds to Your Feeder,” 7:45 and 4:45 p.m.
  • Sound Beat: “To Mary,” 8:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m.
  • Insight Daily: “The Art of All Things,” 9:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • D.J. Chris on the Radio: Live, 6:10 p.m.
  • Couple Next Door: Meeting Lady Kenway, 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • World News: 11 p.m.

Saturday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: “Bombshell,” 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: “The 'Sacred' Cod Moves to the New State House,” 1798, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Dave Mack’s Rock and Roll Oldies Party (live): 3-6 p.m., Saturday.
  • Gunsmoke: “The Cover Up,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

Sunday’s Radio Highlights

  • Classic Hits: Favorites all day, except as indicated
  • Community Spotlight: News of upcoming cultural and civic events, quarter past every hour
  • Wave Weather: Every 30 minutes
  • World News: Noon, 6 and 11 p.m.
  • Take Two Movie Review: “Bombshell,” 8:45 a.m. and 1:45 p.m.
  • Mass Moments: “Bread and Roses Strike Begins,’” 1912, 6:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m.
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: “Chuckanut Matter,” 10 p.m. and 1 a.m.

 

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