Motor City icon Dick Purtan is retired from radio, but his daughter is moderated according to USA TODAY's community rules. Please read the rules before joining the discussion. Father-daughter media favorites, Dick and JoAnne Purtan, bond over radio . "You are a wonderful person, coworker, friend.
He was the most powerful man who ever lived. While working with Detroit morning radio icon Dick Purtan in the 1960s and '70s, we had great fun fielding a media hockey team called the It was a rule he never abandoned.
Pull up a chair at the Purtan Dining Room Table and join Jackie and me as we tackle topics including: The recent and sudden passing of the smartest, funniest man I have ever known. .. It was a rule he never abandoned.