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The Miss Subways Reunion

From: WFUV
Series: Subculture Series
Length: 03:36

Meet the ladies who won the bygone "Miss Subways" contest that ran from 1941 to 1976

Subway1_small Host Intro: From 1941 to 1976, New York ladies with hopes of modeling careers and Hollywood dreamed of becoming the next "Miss Subways." On the occasion of the subway centennial, producer Jen Guerra of WFUV in New York takes us to the ladies' recent reunion. Host Tag: "The Miss Subways Reunion" was produced by Jen Guerra at WFUV in New York for the subway centennial.

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Piece Description

Host Intro: From 1941 to 1976, New York ladies with hopes of modeling careers and Hollywood dreamed of becoming the next "Miss Subways." On the occasion of the subway centennial, producer Jen Guerra of WFUV in New York takes us to the ladies' recent reunion. Host Tag: "The Miss Subways Reunion" was produced by Jen Guerra at WFUV in New York for the subway centennial.

Broadcast History

Aired locally on July 31, 2004

Will re-air locally during the week of October 25, 2004

Related Website

http://www.wfuv.org