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Remembering Bill Thompson of KPHO's 'Wallace & Ladmo Show'

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    Wearing a beanie and armed with cartoons, "Wallace" burst onto the scene with his own show "It's Wallace" in 1955 and went on to create and sustain the longest-running children's TV show in America.
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