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- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 15.98
The first official trivia collection from Britain's best-loved radio drama. Have you ever wondered about the attractions at Ambridge fetes? Puzzled over who the winners were at the Flower and Produce Show? Been curious about details of past Bonfire Nights, or even menus at The Bull? Discover the whos, whats, wheres and whys of the show's past 60... more...
- Knopf Canada 2009; US$ 18.00
In the tradition of Peter Gzowski?s The Morningside Papers comes a book that celebrates the great stories and personalities behind As It Happen s. For eight years, Mary Lou Finlay had the pleasure of being the co-host of one of CBC Radio?s most enduring institutions. On any given day she and Barbara Budd interviewed people on subjects varying from... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 15.98
Johnnie Walker is an inspiration. One of the best-known and most beloved broadcasters in Britain, the charismatic BBC Radio 2 DJ has achieved legendary status with a hugely loyal following thanks to his tireless pioneering of new music, his warm and passionate personality and his soothing voice. Having thrown away the rule book as a teenager, Johnnie... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2009; US$ 14.25
Bryan Gallagher's reminiscences of the Ireland of his youth, first heard on Radio 4's 'Home Truths', transport you to a world of boyhood pranks, playground politics and the confusion of growing up in a land that is every bit as magical and captivating as the stories he has to tell. more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 10.99
Since its first radio broadcast in November 1931, Hockey Night in Canada has been a Canadian tradition. In The Boys of Saturday Night , author Scott Young, a veteran sportscaster and journalist, dives into the engaging history of Hockey Night in Canada as it has unfolded in the decades since hockey broadcasts began over eighty years ago. Young... more...
- Intellect Books Ltd 2013; US$ 57.00
Broadcasting Diversity explores modes of migrant representation and participation in Irish radio, focusing on the national public broadcaster Raidió Teilifís Éireann and Dublin community stations and examining the opportunities provided for voicing migrant experience in transcultural program production. Investigating the intersection between an established... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 65.00
Shortwave broadcasting originated in the 1920s, when stations used the new technology to increase their range in order to serve foreign audiences and reach parts of their own country that could not easily be covered by regular AM stations. The early days of shortwave radio were covered in On the Short Waves, 1923-1945: Broadcast Listening in the Pioneer... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 45.00
Almost every evening for nine years during the late 1970s and early 1980s, the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre brought monsters, murderers and mayhem together for an hour. Created, produced and directed by Himan Brown, the series remains a landmark in radio drama. This book is a detailed history and episode guide to the show. Descriptive information includes... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 28.95
The crack of the bat on the radio is ingrained in the American mind as baseball takes center stage each summer. Radio has brought the sounds of baseball into homes for almost one hundred years, helping baseball emerge from the 1919 Black Sox scandal into the glorious World Series of the 1920s. The medium gave fans around the country aural access to... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 195.00
In this revised, expanded and corrected edition, the acclaimed Encyclopedia of American Radio, 1920-1960 (Booklist Editors' Choice; "recommended"--Library Journal) offers even better coverage of the performers and programming on American radio from its inception to its golden age. This work is the definitive source for scholars of communication,... more...