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History of the car radio 1024 438 VEA 50 ans

History of the car radio

Seems like cars have always had radios, but they didn’t. Here’s the story: One evening, in 1929, two young men named William Lear and Elmer Wavering, drove their girlfriends to a lookout point high above the Mississippi River town of Quincy, Illinois, to watch the sunset. It was a romantic night to be sure, but one of the women observed that it would be even nicer if they could listen to music in the car. read more