Photograph of the California Eagle staff preparing for a broadcast of the newspaper's weekly radio show, "The California Eagle Hour." Announcer John Kinloch stands in front of a microphone, holding a script; the radio station call letters "KFVD" are printed on the microphone. Kinloch's aunt, Charlotta Bass, publisher of the Eagle, stands second from the right. Beginning in 1938, the Eagle produced a 15-minute newspaper-of-the-air, which was broadcast six nights a week on radio station KGFJ. The show was off the air for a while, but sometime around 1940 the Eagle began presenting "The California Eagle Hour" every Sunday over station KFVD. The program provided information about news, sports, social events and other activities in Los Angeles' African-American community.
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