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Charlie Douglas (abt 1933-2011), born Doug China, radio presenter.

Contributed by Ben Moses (Pictured):  In 1964 Charlie Douglas was still working under his real name, Doug China, and was in management or sales at WINZ Radio in Miami when I started to work there as a part time DJ. I was in the Army at the time, and had weekends off, and one day cut an audition tape for Doug and his Program Director (whose name I can't remember). They hired me and I spent the better part of that year and 1965 filling in for whoever was out sick. Eventually they gave me the Saturday night slot. I have never forgotten Doug, and always wondered what happened to him after I left for Vietnam in late '65. Glad he did well. As for me, I wound up writing a movie story about my DJ stint in Vietnam - you may have seen it. (Good Morning Vietnam - Ed)

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