WCHS Captain Kangaroo Ditch 08/18/1966
two Kanawha Kiddies Captain Kangaroo CHARLESTON (UPI) ^ -- ICanawna vaiiy mouicxs nave heeded the word from their small fry and are vehemently objecting to a decision by a local television station to drop a popular kiddie program and replace it with a soap opera. The station dropped "Captain Kangaroo" f r o m its early morning scheduling and replaced replaced it with "Secret Storm." "We're already deprived of "Ding Dong School" here in the valley," one mother complained. complained. "It's not that I want my boy to be an Einstein, but "Captain Kangaroo" was the last really educational program for children..." Mothers complained of losing what one mother called a "nursery school at home" for her kids. Charles M o v e r , manager for WCHS-TV, said complaints were anticipated, and, in fact, always follow a scheduling change. "If a year from now, we changed and went back to present schedule, a new round of protests would follow," Moyer said.