60 years ago today - Oct 20, 1962

The Church News announces the purchase of the church's first shortwave radio station, WRUL, in Boston and New York City. The purchase price is $1,771,850. The church sells its shortwave station in 1974 in response to satellite, cable, and videotape technologies.

[The Mormon Hierarchy - Extensions of Power by D. Michael Quinn, [New Mormon History database ( http://bit.ly/NMHdatabase )]]

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