New York City Radio, New York (Images of America Series)

New York City Radio, New York (Images of America Series)

by Alec Cumming, Peter Kanze
     
 


New York City's extraordinary radio history, much like the story of the city itself, is a tale of strivers, dreamers, and ingenious risk takers. New York City Radio presents an unprecedented visual history featuring many of these timeless characters, including radio inventors Lee De Forest and Maj. Edwin Armstrong; entrepreneurs and trailblazers David Sarnoff,…  See more details below

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New York City's extraordinary radio history, much like the story of the city itself, is a tale of strivers, dreamers, and ingenious risk takers. New York City Radio presents an unprecedented visual history featuring many of these timeless characters, including radio inventors Lee De Forest and Maj. Edwin Armstrong; entrepreneurs and trailblazers David Sarnoff, William Paley, Bernice Judis, and Hal Jackson; beloved heroes Dan Ingram, Frankie Crocker, and Alison Steele; controversial antiheroes Don Imus, Bob Grant, and Howard Stern; and many others. New York City Radio tells the story of the invention and perfection of the art of big-time, big-city radio broadcasting and the life and times of the most competitive, important, and exciting radio market in the country.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738598093
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Series:
Images of America Series
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
465,575
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author


Alec Cumming is a pop historian and television writer/producer who has worked for NBC, USA, Syfy, The History Channel, Rhino Records, and Nickelodeon. He currently serves as a history consultant for NBCU niversal. Peter Kanze is a broadcast historian and producer of WABC Rewound, a series of programs celebrating this radio station's legendary rock and roll past, and has worked at WHN, WARY, and the ABC Radio Network. A lifelong collector of broadcast memorabilia, Kanze culled many of the images in this book from his personal collection.

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