He believes the man has been dead for decades and all recordings by the aged disc jockey in recent years are just pieced together word by word from older broadcasts. To support his theory, he included photos of the announcer from three different eras that displayed very little variance in his physical appearance.
While reading his post, I was struck by Harvey’s uncanny resemblance to someone. It took me a while to figure out just who his twin could be.
And then, Bam!
A vision of his doppelganger flashed into my mind.
Paul Harvey is Howdy Doody. We knew he’d been in media for decades, but who knew he started out sitting on Buffalo Bob’s knee and entertaining the Peanut Gallery.
And now you know … The Rest of the Story.
Edited: The legendary broadcaster Paul Harvey passed away on February 28, 2009.