“Choir to Mark 60 Years of Radio Broadcasts,” Ensign, June 1989, 78
On Sunday, July 16, the Tabernacle Choir will celebrate sixty years of its weekly nationwide radio program, “Music and the Spoken Word.”
No other radio program in the United States has had a longer nationwide network run. The program’s anniversary will be noted during the weekly half-hour broadcast carried nationwide on CBS Radio and in Utah on KSL television. A half-hour commemorative broadcast will follow immediately on KSL.
The choir is inviting listeners worldwide to take part in the anniversary observance by sharing insights or experiences they may have had as a result of the broadcasts. Addresses of past choir members are also being sought so they can be contacted, said Herold L. Gregory, administrative assistant to the president ,of the choir.
Anyone whose life has been influenced by the choir, or who wants to share a particularly meaningful experience associated with the broadcasts, can send a written account to: Mormon Tabernacle Choir, 50 East North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84150. Valuable photographs or memorabilia should not be sent unless requested.