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towers in the sand

  • 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.
  • How did radio get started in the Sunshine State? Donn R. Colee Jr, who first hit the airwaves as a teenage rock and roll DJ, tells Intersection about the early days of broadcasting, and the role of television and radio in the civil rights movement.