R. Peter Straus, Radio Pioneer, Dies at 89

R. Peter Straus, a blueblood who used his WMCA radio station to fight for populist causes, pioneer talk programming and make rock ‘n’ roll fun, died Monday, 6 August 2012, at his Manhattan home. He was 89, and even people who disagreed with his liberal Democratic politics hailed him as a man who loved his radio station and the medium passionately.

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