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WVON: The Good Ol’ Days of 60s Radio

On February 19, 2002, The HistoryMakers played host to a free public event entitled WVON: The Good Ol’ Days of 60s Radio. Legendary disc jockeys Lucky Cordell, Cecil Hale, Herb Kent, “The Cool Gent,” Richard Pegue and Pervis Spann took part in a lively dialogue as they discussed their days at WVON radio. These distinct radio personalities showcased the talent of black musicians and community-based news, helping to make WVON a Chicago institution.

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WVON: The Good Ol’ Days of 60s Radio