What's with the huge turntable?

By The History Detectives Team
25 August 2009
Category: Viewer Mailbag

During high school in the sixties, I spent a lot of time with my best friend listening to records in her father's music room. He was a retired navy officer. I loved listening to his system, but I was always curious about the turntable. It was very, very large. My friend only knew that her father had brought it from the military. When I watched (the Tokyo Rose Recording) segment, it answered that question from long ago. Thanks for the show. My husband just discovered it, and now he watches with me.

Kitty F.
(Note: Viewers will recall the Tokyo Rose Recording was on an unusually large vinyl disc. History Detectives had to search to find a turntable large enough to play the recording.)

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