September 14, 2023 | September 14, 1973
WQLN NPR first signed on the air in 1973. On September 14th of that year, Arthur Simpson, former Erieite, and cabinet officer for Governor Shaffer, announced his plans to run as the Republican candidate for Pennsylvania Governor.
This Day in History is presented by the Emmy-nominated history series Chronicles. The new season begins next month and is available online at WQLN.org and on the PBS app - Passport.