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Retrocast #8 – Podcast #167

This episode of the Useless Information Retrocast includes the following:

Question of the Day: How many butterfly species are there?

Retrosponsor: Bit-O-Honey Candy

This commercial that was featured in this Retrocast is from the July 28, 1946, broadcast of David Harding, Counterspy

Tidbits:

Live Baby Auctioned Off (1930)

A Human Target (1936)

Custer’s Last Stand (1960)

Footnotes to History:

Bandit Steals Golden Smile (1933)

Coughs Up Roll (1936)

Grab Pants, Said Sign, Tailor Taken at Word (1952)

Unusual Theft Here; 4 Guinea Pigs Are Taken (1959)

Unusual Theft – Tapes of Heart Sounds (1974)

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