Louis Roen, Your Annoncer on "Today's Children"
("Today's Children" Family Album)
note: Louis Roen was one of the longer-lived staff announcers at NBC-Chicago.
In the early days of video at the Merchandise Mart, news
director Bill Ray tapped him to become one of channel 5's first on-air news
readers (where he became a member of the team that included Hugh Downs and Clifton
'Today's Children' has come to you as a presentation of the Pillsbury Flour Company."
When you hear the deep, pleasant voice of Mr. Roen giving you this statement at
the conclusion of each "Today's Children" program, do you realize all
that these words imply?
is your loyal patronage that makes it possible for us to bring you this delightful
program every morning except Saturday and sunday. We wish to take this opportunity
to thank each and every one of you---not only for your interest in Mother Moran
and her "Today's Children", but also for your support as expressed in
your daily purchases of Pillsbury products. We hope that we may merit your continued
support, so that we may be able to keep on bringing "Today's Children"
into your homes.
Mills Company, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Children"---every morning except Saturday and Sunday over N.B.C. stations.
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