The Bamberger Broadcasting Service

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1946:
Louis Bamberger & Company are merged in to the R.H. Macy Company, and the broadcasting licenses become part of the Bamberger Broadcasting Service.

1950:
The Bamberger Broadcasting Service is merged into Thomas S. Lee Enterprises d/b/a The Don Lee Broadcasting System division of General Teleradio.

1952:
Thomas S. Lee Enterprises d/b/a The Don Lee Broadcasting System division of General Teleradio is renamed General Teleradio.

1955:
General Teleradio is renamed RKO Teleradio Pictures upon General Tire's acquisition of RKO Radio Pictures.

1956:
December: RKO Teleradio Pictures is renamed RKO Teleradio.

January 1957:
RKO Teleradio is renamed RKO General.

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