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Amos n’ Andy debuts on WMAQ in Chicago

Date(s)
1928

After two years of performing blackface characters for their first radio show, Sam n’ Henry, Freeman Gosden and Charles Correll left WGN for WMAQ. Amos n’ Andy became a national hit and NBC bought the show in 1929, started a TV show in 1951 and finally retired the radio show in 1960.

Sources
"Amos n' Andy Show | American radio program | Britannica" britannica.org, Enyclopedia Britannica, accessed on December 7th, 2019, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Amos-n-Andy-American-radio-program

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(1) "Amos n' Andy Show | American radio program | Britannica" britannica.org, Enyclopedia Britannica, accessed on December 7th, 2019, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Amos-n-Andy-American-radio-program

(2) "Gosden and Correll | American comedic duo | Britannica" britannica.org, Enyclopedia Britannica, accessed on December 7th, 2019, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Gosden-and-Correll
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