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Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Jan 13: Debut of Al Pearce and His Gang

January 13: On this date in OTR: "Al Pearce and His Gang" debuted Jan. 13, 1934, on NBC. Pearce played a door-to-door salesman. The program included what radio historian Jim Cox described as "a bunch of zany comics whose non-sensical abilities tickled the nation’s funnybone when it was most needed