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Chiro-Picker’s Fresh Pick — WHO Radio

Updated Picker Imageby  Todd Waters, aka “The Chiro-Picker” – SpinalColumnRadio featured blogger


My latest pick is a treasure trove of information about the early days of W-H-O Radio, Des Moines, Iowa.  

WHO Radio BuildingW-H-O was the second radio station purchased by the Developer of Chiropractic, BJ Palmer.  It is also where Dutch Reagan got his start in show business as a radio sports announcer.  After some motion pictures and a governorship, Ronald Reagan landed the gig as the 40th president of the United States. 

I found a compilation of newsletters bound in a book entitled “Our Home Office.”  The newsletters originated from Bankers Life Insurance company, the original owners of Station W-H-O. The book contained the very first issue of Our Home Office, published April 1, 1927, and then continued biweekly, through November 15, 1930.

Bankers Life president, Gerard Nollen, stated that the purpose of the newsletter was to “promote loyalty and enthusiasm” among his employees. I got the sense while reading through these newsletters that Nollen would have been a good person to work for and that he encouraged his team to use their talents. Continue reading



Episode 021 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 5)

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Title: Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 5)

Episode Number: 021

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 08/13/2010

Run Time: 34:05

Description:

On this episode Dr. Thomas Lamar wraps up his 5-part, Vintage 1931 B.J. Palmer Radio Broadcast Series.  B.J. takes to the microphone for a Final Curtain Call with his Chiropractic Talk entitled “The Scientific Progress of Chiropractic” and both Dr. Lamar and antique collector Todd Waters share why this is their favorite of the B.J. Broadcasts.  Plus, Dr. Lamar shares a WOC memory that rivals the famed Orson Welles October 30, 1938, “War of the Worlds” Broadcast.

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Find out why this is one of my favorite WOC photos!

Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)

Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

Check out the New Beginnings Chiropractic Weekends FaceBook “History, Heritage, and Tradition” Fan Page!

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

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Episode 020 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 4)

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Title: Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 4)

Episode Number: 020

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 08/06/2010

Run Time: 24:04

Description:  Our Vintage 1931 B.J. Palmer Radio Broadcast Series continues with antique collector Todd Waters.  On this episode B.J. takes to the microphone with his Chiropractic Talk entitled “The Spine and Health;” plus Mr. Water explains why it was so important, from a historical perspective, that he digitally remaster these recordings.  Also, Dr. Lamar shares from BJ’s authoritative text Radio Salesmanship and shows how BJ — over the course of the first three broadcasts — put into action some of the principles that he’d teach in his book.

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Dr. BJ Palmer, Chiropractor………………… and Radio Pioneer

Dr. B.J. Palmer,

Broadcaster

of

the

“Wonders of Chiropractic”



Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)
Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

Visit our iTunes listing and give us a rating!

________________________________________________________________________________

Does your podcast listening schedule need a little backbone? If so, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your podcast chiropractor, Dr. Thomas Lamar.

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Episode 019 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 3)

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Title: Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 3)

Episode Number: 019

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 07/30/2010

Run Time: 19:20

Description:  Our Vintage 1931 B.J. Palmer Radio Broadcast Series continues with antique collector Todd Waters.  On this episode B.J. takes to the microphone with his Chiropractic Talk entitled “The Desire for Health;” plus Mr. Water gives us his opinion as to the rarity of these broadcast recordings, and Dr. Lamar shares some other historical information that most certainly would have influenced B.J.’s statements.

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Dr. BJ Palmer, Chiropractor………………… and Radio Pioneer

Dr. B.J. Palmer,

Broadcaster

of

the

“Wonders of Chiropractic”



Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)

Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

Visit our iTunes listing and give us a rating!

________________________________________________________________________________

Does your podcast listening schedule need a little backbone? If so, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your podcast chiropractor, Dr. Thomas Lamar.

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Transcript:

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Episode 018 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 2)

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Title: Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 2)

Episode Number: 018

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 07/23/2010

Run Time: 19:32

Description:  Our Vintage 1931 B.J. Palmer Radio Broadcast Series continues with antique collector Todd Waters.  On this episode B.J. takes to the micorphone to share “The Great Value of Chiropractic as a Health Service;” plus Mr. Water shares with us exactly where he found these amazing recordings, and Dr. Lamar reveals his theory as to what they might have been used for.

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Dr. BJ Palmer, Chiropractor………………… and Radio Pioneer

 

Dr. B.J. Palmer,

Broadcaster

of

the

“Wonders of Chiropractic”



Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)

Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

Visit our iTunes listing and give us a rating!

________________________________________________________________________________

Does your podcast listening schedule need a little backbone? If so, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your podcast chiropractor, Dr. Thomas Lamar.

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Transcript:

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Episode 017 — Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air! (part 1)

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Title: Shhhh!  Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!  (part 1)

Episode Number: 017

Host: Dr. Thomas Lamar

Show Date: 07/16/2010

Run Time: 22:39

Description:  Chiropractic owes a debt of gratitude to antique collector Todd Waters.  If it hadn’t been for his keen eye one day, a piece of chiropractic history just might have been lost forever.

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Dr. BJ Palmer, Chiropractor………………… and Radio Pioneer

Dr. B.J. Palmer,

Broadcaster

of

the

“Wonders of Chiropractic”



Todd Waters, antique collector of records


Meet the Man Behind This Remarkable Chiropractic Broadcasting Find….

Mr. Todd Waters, antique collector and lover of the phonograph record, joins Dr. Lamar in this special podcast series.

Interested in purchasing a CD of the Recordings?

More info:

Listen to Dr.Lamar’s two-part podcast on Chiropractic Radio History:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 1)

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic is On the Air!” (part 2)

Check out the other Parts of this BJ Palmer Broadcast Series:

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 1)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!”(part 2)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 3)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 4)

“Shhhh! Dr. B.J. Palmer is On the Air!” (part 5)

Read Dr. Lamar’s newspaper article the History of Chiropractic Radio:

“From Broadcasting to Podcasting: Chiropractic Delivers its Message”

“What’s a Podcast???” page!

Visit our iTunes listing and give us a rating!

________________________________________________________________________________

Does your podcast listening schedule need a little backbone? If so, it’s time to schedule an appointment with your podcast chiropractor, Dr. Thomas Lamar.

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Transcript:

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