Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of Radio / Edition 1

Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of Radio / Edition 1

by Norman H. Finkelstein
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Sounds in the Air: The Golden Age of Radio / Edition 1

In this unique contribution to American social history, Norman Finkelstein explores the Golden Age of radio broadcasting from the Great Depression through World War II. Radio became the common experience of a diverse nation, providing entertainment, news and information to unify all Americans. Quoted passages from old programs and commercials provide readers with the flavor of what radio used to be.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900595131906
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1The "Radio Music Box"1
2Vaudeville of the Airways10
3Comedy Tonight24
4"Hello Again, This Is Jack Benny"37
5Wave the Flag for Hudson High51
6"Sold, American!"64
7The Never-ending Story76
8News While It Was News87
9"This ... Is ... London"99
10"Say Good Night, Gracie"112
Select Bibliography120

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