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Tom Leahy was most remembered as Major Astro.
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Tom Leahy as Major Astro on the set of his afternoon TV show.
"Happy Orbits" was one of Major Astro's well-known salutations.
Tom Leahy talks to one of his young Major Astro fans.
Tom Leahy as Major Astro and some of his young fans.
Tom Leahy was a broadcaster in the early days of KAKE-TV. He got his start in broadcasting in the 1940s.
Tom Leahy was an early radio and TV broadcaster.
Tom Leahy was an early broadcaster in radio and TV.
Tom Leahy as 'The Host.'
Tom Leahy was most remembered as Major Astro, the host of an afternoon children's show on what was then KARD-TV, now KSNW.
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