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Drew Kennedy | William Kennedy
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It was a brand-new thing when I was a kid. I was about 13 or 14 when [the crystal radio sets] came out. And I used to listen to whatever programs they had on radio in those days and I thought, "I can do this," and that's how I became intrigued with becoming an announcer.
In the last half of the 1950's and well into the 60's he hosted a movie show on CKLW (Channel 9). The show originated in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, but was widely received in the greater Detroit area. His show specialized in films from the 30's and 40's; and he occasionally featured films he had appeared in. He answered questions mailed in to him about Hollywood, and frequently shared his ...