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- University of Minnesota Press 2005; US$ 58.50
Jason Loviglio shows how early network radio produced a new type of community marked by contradictions and tensions between public and private, mass media and democracy, and nation and family. Examining a broad range of radio programs, including Vox Pop, and FDR's Fireside Chats, Radio's Intimate Public illustrates how media space promised... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 22.99
Radio Four has been described as 'the greatest broadcasting channel in the world', 'the heartbeat of the BBC', and a cultural icon of Britishness. In this first major behind-the-scenes account of the station's history, David Hendy draws on the BBC's vast archives and interviews with key personnel to tell the compelling inside... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The A to Z of British Radio relates the history of this medium through a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on the BBC and other companies, many of the specific stations, the more memorable programs and those who wrote for or appeared on them, and the administrative and technical... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
The dictionary section, made up of more than 500 cross-referenced entries, provides brief vignettes of the more popular and also less well-known 'soaps,' among them Back Stage Wife, Our Gal Sunday, Pepper Young's Family and The Guiding Light. Other entries evoke those who brought these programs to life: the actors, announcers, scriptwriters, networks,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 29.00
For generations, fans and critics have characterized classic American radio drama as a “theater of the mind.” This book unpacks that characterization by recasting the radio play as an aesthetic object within its unique historical context. In Theater of the Mind , Neil Verma applies an array of critical methods to more than six... more...
- Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 70.56
<P>Der amerikanische Militärsender <EM>AFN</EM> ist in Deutschland zur Legende geworden. Das <EM>American Forces Network</EM> soll mit populärer Musik und lässigen Moderatoren nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg mehrere Generationen junger Deutscher begeistert und "amerikanisiert" haben. </P> <P>Anja Schäfers... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 21.95
The host of The Bob Edwards Show and Bob Edwards Weekend on Sirius XM Radio, Bob Edwards became the first radio personality with a large national audience to take his chances in the new field of satellite radio. The programs' mix of long-form interviews and news documentaries has won many prestigious awards. For thirty years, Louisville native... more...