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- Michael O' Mara Books 2011; US$ 7.99
An autobiography of radio megastar James Whale, a man who, for over thirty years, has never been afraid to say the unsayable. It charts James' rise to the top from his Surrey childhood, through his humble beginnings in local radio, via the self-titled TV show which made his name, to his status as late-night king of the airwaves. more...
- NYU Press 2005; US$ 79.00
One of the most beloved radio show hosts of the 1940s and 1950s, Mary Margaret McBride (1899—1976) regularly attracted between six and eight million listeners to her daily one o'clock broadcast. During her twenty years on the air she interviewed tens of thousands of people, from President Harry Truman and Frank Lloyd Wright to Rachel Carson... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; Not Available
With It's My America Too , Ben Ferguson, the voice of America's youth and the host of The Ben Ferguson Show , one of the country's fastest-growing syndicated radio shows, delivers his views on all the issues, from politics to current affairs to popular culture. Everyone wants to know what Ferguson will say next?and here's your chance. Ben Ferguson... more...
- Rosenberg Publishing 2002; US$ 15.99
The power of radio was crucial to opening up Australia to the rest of the world. Its potential for communication was recognised very early in this country, both as medium and message, and could not have been more loved and admired than by Bernard Harte, a small boy growing up in Brisbane in the 1920s, who devoted his life to this exciting form of communication.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
This book explores the idea of the poetic in radio and sound as well as the concept of pure sound as poetry, both historically and within a contemporary perspective, examining examples of makers and works internationally.? The work examines the development of poetic forms in sound broadcasting historically and geographically through chapters taking... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 109.95
In her study of key serialized radio dramas broadcast from 1930 to 1943, Rea analyses the work of leading exponents of the genre against the wider backdrop of nation-building, intellectual movements and popular culture in Argentina. Grounded in archival work undertaken at the library of Argentores in Buenos Aires, Reas book recovers the contribution... more...
- Sports Publishing 2002; US$ 22.95
In Johnny Holliday: From Rock to Jock, the pioneer Top 40 DJ retraces the steps that carried him from an "all black" R&B station in hometown Miami to his current 24 year tenure as radio play-by-play voice of the University of Maryland Terrapins. Written with his friend and journalist Stephen Moore, Johnny recalls his glory rock and roll DJ days in... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
"Quiz Kids" was a network radio program aired from 1940 to 1953 featuring smart children answering difficult questions submitted by listeners throughout America. Part of radio history during its "golden age," and set within the backdrop of dramatic changes in America--social, cultural and political--"Quiz Kids" thrived... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2009; US$ 45.00
In 1926, the new NBC networks established an advisory board of prominent citizens to help it make program decisions as well as to deflect concerns over NBC’s dominance over radio. The council, which advised NBC on program development—especially cultural broadcasts and those aimed at rural audiences—influenced not only NBC’s... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 49.95
This is a comprehensive encyclopedia to the more than 100 radio programs portraying the American West, in fact and fiction, heard by generations of listeners from the Great Depression through the Cold War era. The book includes both the popular and lesser known series, as well as would-be offerings that never made it past the audition stage. Each entry... more...