The Broadcast Century and Beyond: A Biography of American Broadcasting / Edition 4

The Broadcast Century and Beyond: A Biography of American Broadcasting / Edition 4

by Robert L Hilliard, Michael C Keith, Michael C. Keith
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240805704

ISBN-13: 9780240805702

Pub. Date: 10/14/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Broadcast Century and Beyond, Fourth Edition is a popular history of the most influential and innovative industry of the previous and current century (so far). The story of broadcasting is told in a direct and informal style, blending personal insight and authoritative scholarship to fully capture the many facets of this dynamic industry. The book vividly depicts…  See more details below

Overview

The Broadcast Century and Beyond, Fourth Edition is a popular history of the most influential and innovative industry of the previous and current century (so far). The story of broadcasting is told in a direct and informal style, blending personal insight and authoritative scholarship to fully capture the many facets of this dynamic industry. The book vividly depicts the events, people, programs, and companies that made television and radio dominant forms of communication.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240805702
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/14/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 10.26(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

In the beginning ... genesis to 19201
The roaring 20s : promise, chaos, and controls21
The terrible 30s : profit amid depression61
The furious 40s : war and recovery - full of sound and fury, signifying... transition to TV91
The fearful 50s : broadcasting and blacklisting - a decade of shame125
The soaring 60s : awakening, rebellion, and the moon165
The shifting 70s : Q and A and jiggle201
The techno-edged 80s : teflon, tinsel, and me233
The cyber 90s : toward a new century261
The new century : the 2000s : Webs and digits311

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