October 20, 2023 | October 20, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On October 20th of that year, following a week of controversy involving more than $300,000 in missing checks, Erie County’s Commissioners presented a seven-point plan for handling incoming payments made by check.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins Thursday October 26 on WQLN PBS and on our TV app - Passport.