The Great American Broadcast: A Celebration of Radio's Golden Age
Leonard Maltin, one of America's leading authorities on film and an ardent radio buff, takes us along for a fascinating oral history of radio's golden age from its beginnings through its heyday to the bittersweet end of an era. The Great American Broadcast is based on hundreds of personal interviews and is filled with behind-the-scenes stories of some of the most colorful personalities of the era, from actors, directors, and writers to annoucers, producers, sponsors, and soud-effects wizards. It includes more than 100 black-and-white photographs and illustrations - many never before published.
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Review: The Great American BroadcastUser Review - Mike Jensen - Goodreads
If you know nothing about this history of popular broadcasting in America, this might be a 5 star book to you. For those of us who know the subject, it is merely a fun stroll through the past. The ... Read full review
Review: The Great American BroadcastUser Review - McKayla - Goodreads
When I was in junior high I was lying in bed listening to the radio and happened upon a broadcast of an old radio show. That is what started my interest in learning about olt time radio shows. For ... Read full review