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If You Listen To Paul Harvey  
User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9366 posts, RR: 26
Posted (9 years 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1162 times:

I wasn't listening during the brodcast but heard about it later. Stations had to scramble to fill dead air for 15 minutes.


From today's Richard Feder's column in the Chi SunTimes:

A mixup in ministers prompted ABC News Radio to issue an emergency order to 1,300 affiliates to kill Paul Harvey's news and commentary broadcast on Wednesday.

Harvey, 86, whose Chicago-based broadcasts routinely rank at or near the top of the most widely heard radio programs on the planet, meant to deliver a commentary on the controversy over Christian Broadcasting Network host Pat Robertson's call to assassinate Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.

But after the 15-minute taped broadcast already had been fed to affiliates for airing, sources said, it was discovered that Harvey had mistakenly referred to the Rev. Jerry Falwell, another prominent Christian minister, instead.

ABC immediately sent out an urgent "mandatory kill" order and re-fed affiliates a corrected version. It is not known whether the first version aired anywhere.


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User currently offlineKFLLCFII From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 3302 posts, RR: 30
Reply 1, posted (9 years 3 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1155 times:

You forgot the proper closing to your post:

And now you know...the REST of the story...



"About the only way to look at it, just a pity you are not POTUS KFLLCFII, seems as if we would all be better off."
User currently offlineANCFlyer From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (9 years 3 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1146 times:

Either way likely Harvey's message would have been correct . . .  biggrin 

User currently offlineSTLGph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9366 posts, RR: 26
Reply 3, posted (9 years 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1116 times:

Haha, you're both funny. Cheers. ;p

G



if assumptions could fly, airliners.net would be the world's busiest airport
User currently offlineSATX From United States of America, joined Apr 2005, 2840 posts, RR: 6
Reply 4, posted (9 years 3 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 1115 times:

Quoting ANCFlyer (Reply 2):
Either way likely Harvey's message would have been correct . . . biggrin

Agreed. I'm not sure how I could tell them apart if a given comment wasn't attributed to one or the other.



Open Season on Consumer Protections is Just Around the Corner...
User currently offlineCaptOveur From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (9 years 2 weeks 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 1103 times:

You mean there is something in the Paul Harvey show other than him schilling for the drill doctor, The Bose Wave Radion, The Sleep Number bed, that fuel stabilizer thing, and Husqvarna (sp) chainsaws?

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