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Tales From The Booth

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Veteran sports broadcaster Rob Adams reviews moments in sports history through audio from radio and television broadcasts. This step back in time also includes other moments in the history of broadcasting.

Latest Episodes

Scott Pelley

Tales From the Booth isn't just about sports. It's about journalism and history and audio of interest. Today, Rob Adams talks with Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes and CBS News. Mr. Pelley has a new book out -- Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter's Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times -- and he discusses various topics of interest. Rob and Scott touch on September 11, 2001 along with advice for young journalists, history and great journalism, modern journalism and more.

21 MINJUL 3
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Scott Pelley

Recreations

In this episode, Rob Adams plays a long portion of a 1939 spring training baseball broadcast between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees. Red Barber calls the action by interpreting the code off a Western Union telegraph. Hockey also shines for a moment, with a visit to legendary Boston announcer Fred Cusick.

22 MINAPR 8
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Graham, Tom, Ford, plus Ty Tyson in 1934

On this episode, we tell you about the voices of the first two shows, plus introduce Detroit legend Ty Tyson, and Charles Lindbergh is involved somehow.

23 MINMAR 18
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Graham, Tom, Ford, plus Ty Tyson in 1934

Babe Ruth and the 1934 All-Star Game

On this episode, we'll break down one of the oldest -- if not the oldest -- full-game broadcasts in sports history. Babe Ruth gets a prominent spot as we get to hear "The Bambino" hit a few times. Plus "King" Carl Hubbell puts on a show for the ages.

25 MINMAR 11
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Babe Ruth and the 1934 All-Star Game

The Firsts

In the debut episode of Tales From the Booth, Rob Adams goes back to some of the earliest broadcasts available, including the oldest-known sports broadcast.

16 MINMAR 4
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The Firsts
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Latest Episodes

Scott Pelley

Tales From the Booth isn't just about sports. It's about journalism and history and audio of interest. Today, Rob Adams talks with Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes and CBS News. Mr. Pelley has a new book out -- Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter's Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times -- and he discusses various topics of interest. Rob and Scott touch on September 11, 2001 along with advice for young journalists, history and great journalism, modern journalism and more.

21 MINJUL 3
Comments
Scott Pelley

Recreations

In this episode, Rob Adams plays a long portion of a 1939 spring training baseball broadcast between the Cincinnati Reds and the New York Yankees. Red Barber calls the action by interpreting the code off a Western Union telegraph. Hockey also shines for a moment, with a visit to legendary Boston announcer Fred Cusick.

22 MINAPR 8
Comments
Recreations

Graham, Tom, Ford, plus Ty Tyson in 1934

On this episode, we tell you about the voices of the first two shows, plus introduce Detroit legend Ty Tyson, and Charles Lindbergh is involved somehow.

23 MINMAR 18
Comments
Graham, Tom, Ford, plus Ty Tyson in 1934

Babe Ruth and the 1934 All-Star Game

On this episode, we'll break down one of the oldest -- if not the oldest -- full-game broadcasts in sports history. Babe Ruth gets a prominent spot as we get to hear "The Bambino" hit a few times. Plus "King" Carl Hubbell puts on a show for the ages.

25 MINMAR 11
Comments
Babe Ruth and the 1934 All-Star Game

The Firsts

In the debut episode of Tales From the Booth, Rob Adams goes back to some of the earliest broadcasts available, including the oldest-known sports broadcast.

16 MINMAR 4
Comments
The Firsts
the END