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Worship Hour, Family.

A 15-minute radio program, sponsored by the Lutheran Laymen's League (see Lutheran Laymen's League, International), dedicated to the revival of the family altar. The idea of visiting in homes by radio with prayers, hymns, and meditations originated in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, area 1943. Electrical transcriptions were prepared and offered to radio stations gratis on a sustaining basis. First broadcast was September 27, 1948, over 11 stations; in less than a yr., over 100 stations; reached a peak of nearly 300 stations; discontinued 1971. TDM

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