Radio Station KDKA broadcasting election results for the Harding-Cox presidential election, Pittsburgh, PA, November 4, 1920.
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Four male radio broadcasters sit at desk in a staion room.

Credit: Image donated by Corbis-Bettmann

On the evening of November 4, 1920, KDKA Radio attracted national attention when it became the first radio station to broadcast the returns of a presidential election. It did so from a makeshift shack atop one of the Westinghouse buildings in East Pittsburgh.

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