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Listen to the story of Victor Packer, WLTH's one-man radio department.

See a movie of Victor Packer performing his poetry.


"Subway," a Dadaist sound poem by Victor Packer.

This week, we take a voyage to New York City's sweltering underworld, circa 1940. Our tour guide is Victor Packer: sound poet extraordinaire and emperor of the airwaves at tiny Brooklyn station WLTH. Poem translated by Henry Sapoznik.

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