Howard Hoffman was Creative Services Director for KABC Radio for nearly two decades and was an unofficial historian of the station.

  • Blue Network scripts (including news)
  • correspondence and memos from the 1940s and 1950s
  • schedules of war messages
  • news, correspondence, and memos from the 1940s and 1950s
  • KABC PR material and photos - 1990s

A finding guide to the collection is here.

This collection is currently inaccessible during the transition of the American Radio Archives from the Thousand Oaks Library Foundation to UCSB’s Special Research Collections. Please monitor this page for updates.

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