Category Archives: History

Gabe Pressman

Gabe Pressman has died.  He was 93.  NY1 reported that he died in his sleep.

Gabe worked New York’s main streets and back alleys with note pad, mic and camera for about 60 years with the World Telegram and Sun, WNBC and WNBC-TV.   Reproduced below is our posting for Gabe for his 90th birthday in 2014.



Spike Jones “Der Fuehrer’s Face” (excerpt)

William B. Williams – Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller Day-June 5, 1945 (2nd hour)

VE-Day celebration, Times Square                       photo:




“. . .we interrupt this program . . .

“This Land” — Woodie Guthrie (sample)

“Reuben James” — Woodie Guthrie (sample)

More of “. . .we interrupt this program . . .” in our next report. ECB

At The Start Of Things VI