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Paul Harvey

ABC Radio Broadcaster Paul Harvey

Profession: ABC Radio Broadcaster

United States of America

Biography: Conservative American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks whose programs reached as many as 24 million people a week.

Born: September 4, 1918
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: February 28, 2009 (aged 90)

Married Life

  • 1940-06-04 Radio broadcaster Paul Harvey (21) weds radio producer Lynne Cooper

Historical Events

  • 1950-12-03 Paul Harvey begins his national radio broadcast
  • 1951-02-06 Radio commentator Paul Harvey arrested for trying to sneak into Argonne National Laboratory, a nuclear test site located 20 miles (32 km) west of Chicago

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