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  • 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...

  • Pinkoes and Traitorsby Jean Seaton

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 33.33

    During the Margaret Thatcher years, Britain experienced mass unemployment, trade union strikes, bloody war in Northern Ireland and the Falklands, and an existential threat to its public service broadcaster, the BBC. Pounded by a coherent free market argument, the BBC had to justify its right to the Licence Fee and its independent place in the 'unwritten'... more...

  • Lum and Abnerby Randal L. Hall

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    In the 1930s radio stations filled the airwaves with programs about rural Americans struggling through the Great Depression. One of the most popular of these shows was Lum and Abner, the brainchild of two young businessmen from Arkansas. Chester "Chet" Lauck and Norris "Tuffy" Goff based Pine Ridge, the community they created on the air, on the hamlet... more...

  • Starting Your Career in Voice-Oversby Talon Beeson

    Allworth Press 2014; US$ 16.95

    Talon Beeson is an actor, director, and teacher. Talon received his BFA in Musical Theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory and his MFA in Acting from DePaul University. After years on stage, he started working in voice-over in 2000 and has been heard in many commercials including DeVry, Johnsonville, Kingsford, and several others. Currently he is the... more...

  • Sounds of Belongingby Dolores Ines Casillas

    NYU Press 2014; US$ 22.00

    Contents  Acknowledgments ix  A Note on Language xiii  Introduction: Public Advocacy on U.S. Spanish-Language 1 Radio  1. Acoustic Allies: Early Latin-Themed and Spanish-Language 21 Radio Broadcasts, 1920s?1940s  2. Mixed Signals: Developing Bilingual Chicano Radio, 51 1960s?1980s  3. Sounds of Surveillance: U.S. Spanish-Language... more...

  • For the Love of Radio 4by Caroline Hodgson; Pippa Greenwood

    Summersdale 2014; US$ 9.99

    Who were the original Goons? When did I?m Sorry I Haven?t a Clue first invite us to enjoy "the antidote to panel games?" Why do nuclear submarine commanders tune in to Radio 4 every day without fail? How accurate are "the pips" on your digital radio? From Farming Today at sunrise to the gentle strains of "Sailing By" and the Shipping Forecast long... more...

  • Seize the Dayby Mike Read

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 23.32

    A fascinating romp through the life of a broadcasting legend, Mike Read?s autobiography offers an exciting insight into his three decades in showbiz. From ventures in radio, television and music, to tales of sport, romance and the royals, Mike writes with candour and humour in equal measure, including tangential stories of famous friends, near-death... more...

  • The Mothby Catherine Burns; Neil Gaiman; The Moth

    Profile Books 2014; US$ 5.31

    With an introduction by Neil Gaiman Before television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. The Moth is... more...

  • Sound Effectsby Robert L. Mott

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    [This work includes discussions of the history of sound effects, the different types of sound effects, creating sound effects from scratch, recording sounds in the studio and field, the advantages of live sounds over tape, knowing why and when to use sound effects, the difference between radio, TV and film sounds, Foleying and the Foley stage, and... more...

  • Mehr als Rock 'n' Rollby Anja Schäfers

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 64.89

    <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...