June 24, 2023 | June 24, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On June 24th of that year, James Brown, the president of the Erie County Automobile Association, said that the national gas shortage was not affecting Erie County drivers – yet.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated Chronicles. Showing Bellwether: The Political Evolution of Erie next Thursday night at eight on WQLN PBS.