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  • Radio Program Openings and Closings, 1931-1972by Vincent Terrace

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 45.00

    The openings and closings to radio programs of all types, from comedies (Blondie, The Jack Benny Program, Lum and Abner) to mysteries (Inner Sanctum Mysteries, The Black Chapel) to game shows (Can You Top This?, Truth or Consequences) to serials (Second Husband, Bachelor's Children) to crime dramas (The Falcon, Eno Crime Clues, The Green Hornet,... more...

  • The Great Radio Soap Operasby Jim Cox

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95

    This reference work contains exhaustive histories of 31 of network radio's most durable soap operas on the air between 1930 and 1960. The soap operas covered are Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories, Backstage Wife, Big Sister, The Brighter Day, David Harum, Front Page Farrell, The Guiding Light, Hilltop House, Just Plain Bill, Life Can Be Beautiful,... more...

  • Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Personsby Jim Cox

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 39.95

    That "kindly old investigator," Mr. Keen, sought missing persons and unraveled crimes longer than any other fictional detective ever heard or seen on the air. For 18 years (1937-1955) and 1690 nationwide broadcasts, Keen and his faithful assistant Mike Clancy kept listeners coming back for more. The nearest competitor, Nick Carter, Master... more...

  • Radio Crime Fightersby Jim Cox

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    In the early days of radio, producers, directors and scriptwriters were well aware of the listening public's fascination with subject matter tinged with wrongdoing. Stories of right and wrong, crime and punishment, and law and order kept audiences of every age hooked for more than thirty years. This work covers 300+ syndicated radio mystery and... more...

  • Rebels on the Airby Jesse Walker

    NYU Press 2004; US$ 22.95

    A history of alternative radio. more...

  • Die unerhörte Generationby Christoph Hilgert

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Formen, Bedingungen und Bedeutungen von Jugenddarstellungen im westdeutschen und britischen Hörfunk in der frühen Nachkriegszeit. Nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg entspann sich in Westdeutschland und Großbritannien eine intensive, von ambivalenten Zukunftserwartungen geprägte Debatte über die Jugend. Christoph Hilgert zeigt, wie das Radio Vorstellungen... more...

  • Radio Programs, 1924-1984by Vincent Terrace

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 55.00

    This is an encyclopedic reference work to 1,802 radio programs broadcast from the years 1924 through 1984. Entries include casts, character relationships, plots and storylines, announcers, musicians, producers, hosts, starting and ending dates of the programs, networks, running times, production information and, when appropriate, information on the... more...

  • Life On Airby David Hendy

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 28.99

    In this first major account of Radio 4's history, Hendy explores the station's struggle to justify itself in a television age amid passionate disputes with its fiercely loyal listeners. Life on Air provides a gripping insight into the very nature of British life and culture in the last decades of the twentieth century. more...

  • Beyond Powerful Radioby Valerie Geller

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Beyond Powerful Radio is a complete guide to becoming a powerful broadcast communicator on radio or internet! This how-to cookbook is for broadcasters who want to learn the craft and improve. This practical and easy-to-read book, filled with bullet lists, offers techniques to learn everything from how to produce and host a show, to news gathering,... more...

  • Radioby John Mowitt

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    In a wide-ranging, cross-cultural, and transhistorical assessment, John Mowitt examines radio?s central place in the history of twentieth-century critical theory. A communication apparatus that was a founding technology of twentieth-century mass culture, radio drew the attention of theoretical and philosophical writers such as Jean-Paul Sartre, Walter... more...