American Legion 50th Anniversary Radio Spots

These special public service announcements were covered in detail in our book, but photos and audio are being added here to make for a more complete listing. The album was issued to radio stations in 1969 and featured not only Stewart, but also Al Hirt, Tom Harmon, Lawrence Welk, Bing Crosby, Mel Allen, Shirley Temple Black, Ed Sullivan, Johnny Unitas, Bart Starr and the commander of the American Legion, William C. Doyle.

Front COver

The back of the jacket had photos of some of those appearing on the album, including Stewart:

Back Cover

Stewart delivered two different messages. On side one he offered this 30-second spot:


On side two his message was just 10-seconds in length: