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The NBC Advisory Council and Radio Programming, 1926-1945

Louise M Benjamin - Performing Arts - 2009 - 168 pages
In 1926, the new NBC networks established an advisory board of prominent citizens to help it make program decisions as well as to deflect concerns over NBC’s dominance over ...
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Radio and Television Regulation: Broadcast Technology in the United States ...

Hugh R. Slotten - History - 2000 - 308 pages
From AM radio to color television, broadcasting raised enormous practical and policy problems in the United States, especially in relation to the federal government's role in ...
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Sacramento on the Air: How the McClatchy Family Revolutionized West Coast ...

Annette Kassis - Performing Arts - 2015 - 160 pages
In 1921, a chance encounter with a radio receiver sent Sacramento Bee newspaperman Carlos McClatchy on a determined path to break into broadcasting. Ushered by the enterprising ...
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A History of Broadcasting in the United States: Volume 2: The Golden Web ...

Erik Barnouw - Performing Arts - 1968 - 400 pages
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 ...
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Progressives at War: William G. McAdoo and Newton D. Baker, 1863–1941

Douglas B. Craig - Biography & Autobiography - 2013 - 525 pages
In this dual biography, Douglas B. Craig examines the careers of two prominent American public figures, Newton Diehl Baker and William Gibbs McAdoo, whose lives spanned the era ...
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Manipulating the Ether: The Power of Broadcast Radio in Thirties America

Robert J. Brown - Performing Arts - 2004 - 324 pages
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the first politician to recognize the power of radio. He appealed directly to the American people for support of his New Deal and for his foreign ...
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Radio Active: Advertising and Consumer Activism, 1935-1947

Kathleen M. Newman - Performing Arts - 2004 - 250 pages
Radio Active tells the story of how radio listeners at the American mid-century were active in their listening practices. While cultural historians have seen this period as one ...
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