A History of Broadcasting in the United States: Volume 2: The Golden Web: 1933 to 1953

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Oxford University Press, Dec 31, 1968 - Performing Arts - 400 pages
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Tells how radio and television became an integral part of American life, of how a toy became an industry and a force in politics, business, education, religion, and international affairs.
 

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Contents

Introduction
3
A real pro 7 The land of irium 9 The press attacks
18
Twentyfive per cent 22 Eyebrow 28 About ready
37
Fascist rehearsals 44 Radio at the ramparts
51
Not for sale 64 Marquee 70 Another Archie
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We proudly present 89 Studio 193638 108 Ballad
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Edge of chaos 125 This reporter
140
CRUSADE
155
Stars and atabrine 190 Drive 197 The champ
206
The groups 220 A lowcost automobile 225 Blue book
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Meanwhile back at the networks 237 Taxwise
242
Give em hell 257 Peace meeting 260 What we all want
262
Desk copy 265 Supermarket 273 High places
283
Chronology
305
BIBLIOGRAPHY
349
INDEX
371

Chain break 168 Coalition 174 Gulliver 181 Lifesaver
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About the author (1968)

Erik Barnouw, now retired, was Chief of the Library of Congress's Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and recorded Sound Division, and long headed Columbia University's film division.

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