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 - Scott Childers - Goodreads
A nice history of old time radio, but I think it is best if you already have some knowledge of the shows and personalities before reading this one. Read full review