Audio recordings documenting the life and career of Mississippi radio journalist Randy Bell. Bell was born in Fayette, Alabama, grew up in Vernon, AL, and graduated from Mississippi State University (Class of 1974). His radio career began Vernon, and he became a journalist while in college, working at Starkville station WKOR. After graduating from MSU, he moved to Jackson, MS, to work at WJDX-AM and WZZQ-FM. In 1978 he was named News Director of the Jackson stations, and since then has become Mississippi’s longest-serving and most-awarded radio journalist.

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Abortion Protest, Randy Bell

Alan Moore, Kicker, Randy Bell

An Oil Well In My Own Backyard, Randy Bell

A Visit to a Relief Supplies Station., Randy Bell

A Visit To Ground Zero, Randy Bell

Bank Failure, Randy Bell

Beckwith Verdict, Randy Bell

Big Leaguers, Small Town, Randy Bell

Blue Angel, Randy Bell

British Baseball Fan, Randy Bell

Building Dreams, Randy Bell

Building Dreams, Randy Bell

Candlestick Tornado, Randy Bell

Candyman, Randy Bell

Carter Visit, Randy Bell

Casey Jones, Randy Bell

College World Series, Randy Bell

D-Day Veteran, Randy Bell

Dustin's Dad, Randy Bell

Easter Flood, Randy Bell

Elvis Dies, Randy Bell

Famous Frog, Randy Bell

Firefighters Killed, Randy Bell

First Lady Jumps, Randy Bell

Flora UFO, Randy Bell

Fordice and Molpus, Randy Bell

Fordice Wreck, Randy Bell

Forgotten Soldiers, Randy Bell

Golf Tournament, Randy Bell

Governor's Race, Randy Bell

Holsten's, Randy Bell

Hurricane Elena, Randy Bell

Jack Lucas, War Hero, Randy Bell

Katrina Approaches, Randy Bell

Ladies' Day, Randy Bell

Lauryn Goes To The Fair, Randy Bell

Moon Landing, Randy Bell

More deaths are confirmed., Randy Bell

Neshoba County Fair, Randy Bell

Pearl School Shooting, Randy Bell

Pentagon Memorial, Randy Bell

Progress At Ground Zero, Randy Bell

Saved By The Bush, Randy Bell

Sawmill, Randy Bell

Skynyrd Crash, Randy Bell

Soldiers' Story, Randy Bell

Theater Of War, Randy Bell

The Cleanup Continues., Randy Bell

The Death Toll Gets Refined., Randy Bell

The Extent of the Damage Becomes More Apparent., Randy Bell

The First Indications of the Storm's Impact, Randy Bell

The First Sunday after the Storm, Randy Bell

The National Memorial, Randy Bell

The President Speaks about Katrina., Randy Bell

The President Visits Poplarville., Randy Bell

The Search for Victims Continues., Randy Bell

Thirty Easters Ago, Randy Bell

Train With A Claim To Fame, Randy Bell

Vintage Baseball, Randy Bell

Volunteer City, Randy Bell

We Learn More Details about the Devastation., Randy Bell

Willie Heidelberg, Randy Bell

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Randy Bell Papers Dedication, Randy Bell