Radio stations -- New York (State) -- Rockland County -- Archival resources.
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Abstract WRKL began broadcasting in rural Rockland County, New York on July 4, 1964, at a time when the area was becoming a suburb of New York City. The 1,000-watt AM station featured some music but focused mainly on local news, community bulletins, and talk. The popular call-in show "Hotline" was known for featuring controversial guests and topics. In 1967, WRKL was firebombed after an appearance by a representative from the Congress for Racial Equality. The station resumed broadcasting a few days...