WBA Hall of Famer Bob Barry ruled Milwaukee's airwaves in the '60s and '70s. He interviewed the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, James Brown, Dolly Parton, Sophia Loren, Gregory Peck, Dick Clark, Cher and many more. If a band or musician came to town, he met them with a microphone. Barry has collected remarkable recordings of these encounters which he’s now sharing with the public. SUBSCRIBE! Apple Podcasts | Spotify | YouTube | TuneIn | Stitcher | Google Play Music | Pocketcasts | RSS

Bob Barry’s Unearthed Interviews Podcast: Milton Berle

Milton Berle was the first major American television star and known to millions as “Uncle Milty.” Berle was referred to as Mr. Television in the golden age of TV. As a child he was Buster Brown for Buster Brown Shoes. He had parts in several films, appeared on many TV shows including hosting Saturday Night Live and the Muppet Show. He did some stand-up comedy and had a comedy variety radio show. Maybe you remember the Milton Berle Show with Arnold Stang and deep voiced announcer Frank Gallop. Uncle Milty was probably best known for hosting the “Texaco Star Theatre” where he dominated the Nielsen ratings with a 97 percent share of the viewing audience. He won Emmys for the show and even caused an increase in the sales of televisions.

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