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By: Anonymous (not verified) | Item of the Day | January 23, 2023

Yesterday, January 22, was the 56th anniversary of Minnesota Public Radio's first broadcast. One of the station's first broadcasters, and a staple for 45 years, was Gary Eichten. This "I LIke Eichten" button was created in 2008. Eichten retired in 2012.

ID: 2008.115.5 (Accession Number)
Link: http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display?irn=10582999