July 2, 2023 | July 2, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On July 2nd of that year, Pennsylvania Governor Milton Shapp appeared on WQLN-TV 54 to discuss the state’s budget crisis. The Pennsylvania state legislature was unable to pass a budget in time for the June 30th deadline.
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