KDKA Starts Broadcasting as Nation's First Commercial Radio Station

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In the United States, KDKA of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, starts broadcasting as the nation's first commercial radio station. The very first broadcast on KDKA is a news report about the results of the 1920 U.S. presidential election.


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