A tribute to Ed Walker: Host of WAMU's 'The Big Broadcast'

Oct 26, 2015, 04:57 PM

'She was tall and thin and right out of Harper's Bazaar' Ed Walker championed vintage radio from the US from the 1930's, 40's & 50's. His show was packed with lines like this from Raymond Chandler & Johnny Dollar. Ed was born blind and dedicated his life to celebrating radio at its very best This week, three hours after his last broadcast on WAMU, Ed Walker died . He was the keeper of the keys of a lost, mythical but fantastic American past. Here he talks to one his biggest fans, the BBC's Kevin Connolly #radio #wamu #bbcradio #npr