Larry King Hosts National Radio Hall of Fame Grand Opening

Legendary broadcasters help christen new addition to Chicago's Museum of Broadcast Communications.

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Legendary broadcaster Larry King hosted the grand opening of the National Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago's new Museum of Broadcast Communications on Saturday. The event featured a live broadcast in the style of the golden age of radio with presenters used scripts and a flashing "Applause" sign inviting the audience to participate. The Hall of Fame's Class of 2011 included names such as former president Ronald Reagan, who began his career as an sportscaster in Iowa. Presenters included Bill Kurtis and Jerry Springer.
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Legendary broadcaster Larry King hosted the grand opening of the National Radio Hall of Fame in Chicago's new Museum of Broadcast Communications on Saturday. The event featured a live broadcast in the style of the golden age of radio with presenters used scripts and a flashing "Applause" sign inviting the audience to participate. The Hall of Fame's Class of 2011 included names such as former president Ronald Reagan, who began his career as an sportscaster in Iowa. Presenters included Bill Kurtis and Jerry Springer.
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Jerry Springer presents at the ceremony.
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Legendary journalist Bill Curtis was a presenter at the event.
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Founder, president, and CEO Bruce DuMont of the Museum of Broadcast Communications
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Larry King and Illinois State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.
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Jim Bohannon, longtime radio personality and host of Jim Bohannon Show participated in a scripted radio program broadcast live.
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