© 2023 90.7 WMFE. All Rights Reserved.
Public Media News for Central Florida
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations


  • The history of Florida's broadcast influence weaves itself through an era of segregation. The power of broadcasting helped Orlando desegregate ahead of other southern cities. Donn R. Colee Jr., author of "Towers in the Sand, The History of Florida Broadcasting, joins us to talk about his early days in broadcast and the important role Channel 9 played to help end Orlando's segregation.