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Radio Station KTHS: The Arlington Years
November 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
What: Radio Station KTHS: The Arlington Years
When: 11/15/22 @ 12pm
Where: Hybrid. In-person at Garland County Library or Virtual Livestream at facebook.com/garlandcountylibrary or youtube.com/user/GarlandCoLibrary
No registration required
This program tells the story of the most important pioneering radio station in Arkansas, KTHS (“Kum to Hot Springs”), when it was located at the Arlington Hotel between 1924 and 1928. It will explore the origins of radio broadcasting in Hot Springs and present the reasons that KTHS was known as “The Best Radio Station in America.” It will also discuss the programs (such the Lum & Abner Show) that were presented on KTHS and introduce the people who made its success possible.