Sorry - I see it. I locked onto the acetate/lacquer part.
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On line 3: " A long winded set of 8 aluminum discs.."
On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 2:59 PM Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hi Dennis & Bob,
> Isn't 1932 a little early for lacquer/acetate instantaneous discs? Bob
> didn't say aluminum. Are they black?
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> Dear Bob,
> I suppose the answer as to the recording site would be determined by the
> sound of the discs. Despite the noisy background of aluminum, the audio
> quality ought to suggest whether it was recorded via phone line from
> Chicago to NY or whether the NBC affiliate in Chicago recorded it. The
> latter would certainly offer better quality in 1932.
> On Thu, Sep 6, 2018 at 2:41 PM bARC <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > ARC was recently given a set of 78 Instantaneous Recordings (acetates /
> > lacquers) of Roosevelt's presidential acceptance speech at the Democratic
> > convention, Chicago, 7.2.1932. A long winded set of 8 aluminum discs.
> > Real NY history I think. Would have been cut in situ - scarce, if not
> > rare. This set made by NBC Radio - I’m sure other companies made live
> > recordings also and I have seen excerpts on film. Anyone know anything
> > about this?
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