qA premise of this unique encyclopedia is that radio broadcasting is so pervasive that its importance can be easily overlooked. More than 600 articles provide ample illustration of the role this medium plays throughout the world. From radio's invention to radio on the Internet, the cross-referenced and thoroughly indexed articles analyze over 100 years of topics, programs, issues, people, and places, and provide leads to further reading. Some 250 photographs qgive visual context to an often unseen world.q Scholars, old-time-radio admirers, and curious readers will appreciate the unparalleled comprehensiveness of this source.q--qThe Top 20 Reference Titles of the Year, q American Libraries, May 2004.... Hour, The Rudy Vallee Show (also called The Fleischmann Hour), The Maxwell House Show Boat and The Collier Hour. ... 1980-present Further Reading Barol, Bill, aquot;A Shy Person Says So Long, aquot; Newsweek (15 June 1987) Larson, Charles, and ... aquot;Church on Saturday Night: Garrison Keillora#39;s Prairie Home Companion, a#39;aquot; Virginia Quarterly Review 77 (Winter 2001) ... club badges and membership manuals, costume jewelry, character rings and pins, whistles, and other paraphernaliaanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Museum of Broadcast Communications encyclopedia of radio|
|Author||:||Christopher H. Sterling, Michael C. Keith|
|Publisher||:||Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers - 2004-01|