During the Great Depression, when he was unable to find other work, he taught English for recent immigrants at night. General Manager Drew Hayes said through a … England represented the tranquillity he could not find in America. March 12, 2018 While the high school kids in Durham, North Carolina were racing around chasing girls, Leon Kaplan was racing around in anything motorized. Sorry about that! Join us on the Curbside car show podcast as we explore the world of the automobiles, Cherry Classics and automotive destinations.

“My grandparents lived next door while I was growing up. Leo's and Pam's marriage ended in divorce in 1959; she took her own life on December 1 the same year. It now looks like they won't have to go anywhere else. The Motorman & His Duties A Handbook of Theory & Practice for Operating Electric Cars. Capitol Music Group Chairman & CEO Steve Barnett To Retire At End Of Year; Jeff Vaughn And Michelle Jubelirer Promoted To Lead CMG, Entercom Swaps Charlotte Stations To Urban One For Stations In Philadelphia, Washington, St. Louis, Giving KYW/Philadelphia An FM Simulcast, Report: ESPN To Lay Off Hundreds Of Staffers. He takes calls on all kinds of motorized products, … We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions. It is to be compassionate. | 358015 I had the fastest car. Although we do not pre-screen comments, we reserve the right at all times to remove any information or materials that are unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene, vulgar, pornographic, profane, indecent or otherwise objectionable to us, and to disclose any information necessary to satisfy the law, regulation, or government request. “Until recently, I listened to KFI (640 AM) and KABC almost exclusively. He is also well known for his encyclopedic The Joys of Yiddish (1968), a guide to Yiddish and to Jewish culture including anecdotes and Jewish humor. “For thirty years The Real Don Steele ruled the Los Angeles airwaves, most notably on 93/KHJ ‘Boss Radio’ in the ’60s and ’70s. Motorman (locomotive), a rail vehicle operator Motorman (ship), a member of a ship's engine department responsible for maintaining the ship's systems Motorman (drilling), a member of an offshore drilling crew responsible for engines on an oil rig Motorman, a 1972 novel by David Ohle; See also. He takes calls on all kinds of motorized products, and celebrated his 40th anniversary in January. Back in 2014, Kaplan was going to leave the station on his own terms because management wanted to shrink the show down to one hour to make room for Los Angeles Kings-related programming,  but an agreement was reached for him to stay, and stay for his full shift. My K*A*P*L*A*N! As Mark Twain said, 'Why shouldn't it be?' Carrie followed in her grandfather's literary footsteps and has written three books, including a young adult novel, Chloe Leiberman (Sometimes Wong).

Apparently while at KTNQ (1020 AM), known at the time as Ten-Q, he would play the studio monitors so loudly that other tenants in the building complained, forcing engineering to move the studio and install sound-proofing. What do you think? The Motorman with Leon Kaplan 1/06/19 - 9am, The Motorman with Leon Kaplan 1/06/19 - 8am, The Motorman With Leon Kaplan 12/30/18 - 9am, The Motorman With Leon Kaplan 12/30/18 - 8am, The Motorman With Leon Kaplan 12/23/18 - 9am, Users who like The Motorman with Leon Kaplan, Users who reposted The Motorman with Leon Kaplan. He had enjoyed his years at LSE, was amazed by the enthusiastic reception Kaplan had received in the English press, and returned to London whenever opportunity dictated and even when it didn't. We speak with an icon of LA radio and motoring, Leon Kaplan from KABC radio in LA where he answer questions about cars and is also a big fan of the tri-five Chevy. But that wasn’t my intention. ", "Leo Rosten, a Writer Who Helped Yiddish Make Its Way Into English, Is Dead at 88",, 20th-century American non-fiction writers, People of the United States Office of War Information, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from April 2012, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2010, Wikipedia articles with CANTIC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with Trove identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 September 2020, at 15:01. Leon Kaplan has survived on KABC for more than…, Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Leon Kaplan has survived on KABC for more than 40 years, Something sounds interesting for AM radio after new FCC ruling, KLOS-FM legends Mark Thompson and Brian Phelps reveal the key to Hall of Fame partnership, KOST-FM 103.5 announces start date for nonstop Christmas music programming, KLOS-FM 95.5 hosts Mark Thompson and Brian Phelps inducted into Radio Hall of Fame, Radio fans aren’t losing LA Oldies, but there’s an overnight change on the way. Lance has the skills to work on the most delicate motors. [15], Rosten died in New York City in 1997. After the war, his connection with Allen Wallis led to his involvement with forming the Social Sciences division at the RAND Corporation. Talk all-things motors with Leon "The Motorman" Kaplan. Ken Levine worked with him and considers Steele not only a friend, but his idol.

General Manager Drew Hayes said through a … You can read Levine’s full tribute on the April 1 edition of his blog at My grandmother was a retired principal and my grandfather was a retired minister from Duke University. Rosten is best remembered for his stories about the night-school "prodigy" Hyman His parents were Samuel Rosten and Ida Freundlich Rosten, both trade unionists. Next; 188; The Motorman & His Duties A Handbook of Theory & Practice for Operating Electric Cars It is to matter, to have it make some difference that you lived. Outrageous, electrifying, thrilling — that was Real on … and OFF the air., Levine writes.

Weekends lose “Motorman” Leon Kaplan. Talk all-things motors with Leon "The Motorman" Kaplan. we love hot rods, restorations, resto mods, classics, trucks, vintage bikes and more. [11][12][13] They had two daughters: Madeline Rosten and Margaret Ramsey Rosten; and a son, Philip Rosten (1938–1996), and six grandchildren: Josh and Ben Lee (Madeline), Seth Muir (Margaret), and Alexander, Carrie and Pamela Rosten (Phillip). Since he was a kid Lance has been getting his hands dirty in a mechanical way. Check out their music! Might be interesting to do a paragraph on Leon Kaplan, KABC (790 AM) Sunday mornings 8-10 a.m. His love for racing Camaro’s in his teens is what led him to become a skilled automotive technician.Mike however quit his need for speed in his 20’s when he got married, & had a family. ", On March 30, 1935, Rosten married Priscilla Ann "Pam" Mead (1911–1959), a fellow graduate student at the University of Chicago and sister of anthropologist Margaret Mead. Looking at the lineup, it appears the only show worth tuning in is John Phillips. Add your comment below. This is where Lance developed his skills & passion for automotive repair. Escucha y descarga gratis los episodios de The Motorman with Leon Kaplan. He was very reflective on his career, and made a longtime fan very happy that he was willing to speak with me. It just stuck with me”. Your current browser isn't compatible with SoundCloud. She told me that whatever I decided to do, it needed to be the best.” His grandmother would frequently say to Leon: “You take after granddaddy Lance. ), At a tribute dinner to fellow humorist W. C. Fields, Rosten came up with the remark about Fields that "any man who hates dogs and babies can't be all bad.

Rosten was an inveterate Anglophile.

Maxim Lieber served as his literary editor, 1935-1938. Whether it was supeing up his Go-Cart or tricking out his remote control cars.

The Nuts and Bolts of Motorman Leon Kaplan (from Don Barrett's website / While the high school kids in Durham, North Carolina were racing around chasing girls, Leon Kaplan was racing around in anything motorized. Lance has the skills to work on the most delicate motors. There has been an apparent change of heart at CUMULUS News-Talk KABC-A/LOS ANGELES, where host LEON KAPLAN was supposed to end his SUNDAY morning "MOTORMAN SHOW" after 34 years this SUNDAY (9/28). Other films:[clarification needed] Mechanized Patrolling (1943) (as Leonard Q. Ross), They Got Me Covered (1943) (story) (as Leonard Q. Ross), All Through the Night (1942) (story) (as Leonard Q. Ross), The Conspirators (1944) (screenplay), The Velvet Touch (1948), Sleep, My Love (1948) (novel) (screenplay), Double Dynamite (1954)

[5][a] Like them, Rosten became a member of the Mont Pèlerin Society.

He also suggested that RAND contact the Ford Foundation for funding.[2]. You encouraged FM DJs to ‘bond with listeners’ and talk about the coronavirus.Please don’t! He is also author of a book on event planning and public speaker on business and tourism marketing plus a YouTube creator of travel videos. His floor is checkerboard, resembling the winning race flag, a reminder to his lifelong dream.Leon Kaplan has the longest running uninterrupted show at Talk Radio KABC. Throughout his life Lance has been addicted to all things that are motorized. Craig Reynolds of Pasadena writes, “Enjoy your weekly articles. It is to be useful, to be honorable. He was let go with all the other local talent but brought back to work for nothing.”. Lance has been officially involved in the business since 1990 when just like Motorman Leon Kaplan did 30 years earlier he graduated from the Nashville Auto Diesel College (A well respected automotive technology institute offering a diploma in Auto Diesel Technology). We invite you to use our commenting platform to engage in insightful conversations about issues in our community. Richard Wagoner is a San Pedro freelance columnist covering radio in Southern California.