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A Theatre in my Mind

by Reg James

Radio drama is often called the “theatre of the mind”, wherein a listener’s imagination is stimulated by voices, sounds, and music to create mental imagery as real as any bricks-and-mortar theatre. <br><br>Reg James spent a lifetime in the thick

ISBN: 9781925341638

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Columbus Radio

by Mike Adams

Two professors and a preacher invented Columbus radio. It began with science experiments in classrooms and a minister’s desire to expand beyond his churchgoing audience. By 1922, government licenses had been issued for WEAO at Ohio State ...

ISBN: 9781439658765

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Crack of the Bat

A History of Baseball on the Radio

by James R. Walker

<p>The crack of the bat on the radio is ingrained in the American mind as baseball takes center stage each summer. Radio has brought the sounds of baseball into homes for almost one hundred years, helping baseball emerge from the 1919 Black Sox ...

ISBN: 9780803277410

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Father Knows Best

by Mary R. Desjardins

Although the iconic television series <i>Father Knows Best</i> (CBS 1954–55; NBC 1955–58; CBS 1958–60) has enjoyed a long history in rerun syndication and an enduring fan base, it is often remembered as cultural shorthand for 1950s-era ...

ISBN: 9780814339480

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Historical Dictionary of British Radio

by Seán Street

<p>The story of British radio begins long before the birth of the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) in 1922. This book aims to tell this story through its component parts: the makers, the programs, and the policies that together shaped the ...

ISBN: 9781442249233

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King Arthur and Robin Hood on the Radio

Adaptations for American Listeners

by Katherine Barnes Echols

<p>Before stories of King Arthur and Robin Hood were adapted and readapted for film, television and theater, radio scriptwriters looking for material turned to Thomas Malory’s <em>Le Morte Darthur</em> (1485) and Howard Pyle’s <em>The Merry ...

ISBN: 9781476630007

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Masterful Stories

Lessons from Golden Age Radio

by John V Pavlik

<p>The early eras of radio storytelling have entered and continue to enter the public domain in large quantities, offering unprecedented access to the Golden Age of Radio. Author and Professor John Pavlik mines the best this age of radio has to ...

ISBN: 9781315530758

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Odd Women?

Spinsters, lesbians and widows in British women's fiction, 1850s1930s

by Emma Liggins

<p>This genealogy of the 'odd woman' compares representations of spinsters, lesbians and widows in British women's fiction and auto/biography from the 1850s to the 1930s. Women outside heterosexual marriage in this period were seen as abnormal, ...

ISBN: 9781526111647

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Redeeming the Dial

Radio, Religion, and Popular Culture in America

by Tona J. Hangen

<p>Blending cultural, religious, and media history, Tona Hangen offers a richly detailed look into the world of religious radio. She uses recordings, sermons, fan mail, and other sources to tell the stories of the determined broadcasters and ...

ISBN: 9780807863022

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Sacramento on the Air

How the McClatchy Family Revolutionized West Coast Broadcasting

by Annette Kassis

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 McClatchy family, the Bee became the first Pacific Coast newspaper ...

ISBN: 9781625846204

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The First Beverly Hillbilly

The Untold Story of the Creator of Rural TV Comedy

by Ruth Henning

<p>A warm and funny memoir written from a Midwestern perspective, Ruth Henning shares the story of her husband Paul’s rise from a scriptwriter on some of Kansas City’s earliest radio shows to the genius behind America’s beloved rural TV sitcoms ...

ISBN: 9781942337041

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The Inside Story

Journey of a former Jesuit priest and talk show host towards self-discovery

by Neil McKenty

A book for anyone on the journey to wholeness. A story of toxic religion, sex and celibacy, drinking and depression, and how they led towards self-discovery and spiritual awakening. “A compelling testimony to our capacity for spiritual ...

ISBN: 9781611532012

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