Peruna was a big sponsor on WBT in the 1930's and '40s. If it relieved any malady at all, it did it with its secret ingredient: 14% alcohol. Health care was a lot cheaper back then, such as it was.

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Many radios in the old days were equipped to receive short wave, and some displayed the names of faraway cities on the dial, like London and Berlin. So, after Grady Cole went off, you could tune over and hear Hitler.