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George Putnam was a Red Baiting SOB, and we sure as hell need more like him.
September 12, 2008 at 10:47 AM
Whew, things are pretty surreal when the first time you learn of breaking news--George Putnam's death this morning--is through reading a blog devoted to L.A.'s history.
Peter Young |
September 12, 2008 at 11:24 AM
George was a true Americal Icon. He will be missed!
Robert McCarty |
September 12, 2008 at 02:23 PM
George Putnam, Jerry Dunphy and Vin Scully were probably the best known voices in post-war LA. Now now only Vin is left.
brady westwater |
September 12, 2008 at 11:46 PM
Mr. Putnam's stentorian tones always seemed the height of pomposity. Ted Knight's character on the Marry T. Moore show was a perfect send up.
Until I read his obituary yesterday, I had no idea who the man was underneath. Now I am aware that he had a very big heart and a social conscience as deep as his voice.
Wonder what he thought of 'Ted Baxter'?
Arye Michael Bender |
September 13, 2008 at 09:02 AM
He wasn't as bad as Joe Pyne. That's the best I can say about him.
September 13, 2008 at 03:31 PM