Brooks Henderson, my father’s uncle, was a radio man in St. Paul, MN. I only met Brooks a few times, the last of which was at my brother’s college graduation in the early ’80s where during a moment of downtime, I dragged him into an video game arcade for a round of Ms. Pac Man.
KSTP in Minneapolis/St.Paul recently put some of their vintage broadcasts up for all to enjoy. Here’s Brooks reporting on D-Day, June 6th, 1944.
There are more broadcasts from that era on the KSTP website.