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No Static: A Guide to Creative Radio Programming (Book)
No Static: A Guide to Creative Radio Programming (Book)
By Brand: Backbeat Books
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mpn: 879307072, ean: 9780879307073, isbn: 0879307072,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
(Book). Now in softcover, No Static shows why success in today's corporate-controlled world of radio depends on putting personality and fun back on the air and how to build the creative team to do it. This inspirational handbook by Quincy McCoy offer...


Encyclopedia of Black Radio in the United States, 1921-1955
Encyclopedia of Black Radio in the United States, 1921-1955
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786463152, isbn: 0786463155,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
This volume profiles about 300 African American (and a few white) performers, organizations and series broadcast during radio's "Golden Age"--the years 1921 through 1955. Many of these personalities and programs are chronicled in more depth here than...


Broadcasting on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today
Broadcasting on the Short Waves, 1945 to Today
By McFarland
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mpn: black & white illustrations, maps, ean: 9780786469024, isbn: 0786469021,

Shortwave broadcasting originated in the 1920s, when stations used the new technology to increase their range in order to serve foreign audiences and reach parts of their own country not easily otherwise covered. The early days of shortwave radio wer...


WNAX 570 Radio: 1922-2007 (SD) (Images of America)
WNAX 570 Radio: 1922-2007 (SD) (Images of America)
By Arcadia Publishing
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ean: 9780738540191, isbn: 0738540196,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Life on the northern plains was lonely in the early 20th century. Farmers and ranchers went for weeks without hearing any voices other than those of their families. Then, in 1922, Al Madson, proprietor of a Yankton radio parts shop, made a radio tran...


Historical Dictionary of American Radio
Historical Dictionary of American Radio
By Donald G Godfrey Frederic A Leigh
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mpn: bibliography, index, ean: 9780313296369, isbn: 0313296367,

A comprehensive resource of American radio history including over 100 authors and covering over 600 different topics, fully cross-referenced and indexed. Entries are arranged alphabetically and written by some of the leading scholars including Erik B...


Absolute Power: The complete BBC Radio 4 radio comedy series
Absolute Power: The complete BBC Radio 4 radio comedy series
By BBC Books
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ean: 9781785292675, isbn: 1785292676,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 13 reviews
Stephen Fry and John Bird star as masters of spin Charles Prentiss and Martin McCabe in all 22 episodes of the BBC Radio 4 series. Prentiss McCabe is a London-based 'government-media relations consultancy', and in each episode Charles and Martin are ...


Information Please
Information Please
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ean: 9780971457072, isbn: 0971457077,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Information Please, the popular radio quiz program that played experts for fall guys, was capital, dependable, adult radio fun for more than a decade (1938 1952). The fast-cracking experts John Kieran, omniscient sports columnist for the New York Tim...


Radio Sound Effects: Who Did It, and How, in the Era of Live Broadcasting
Radio Sound Effects: Who Did It, and How, in the Era of Live Broadcasting
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ean: 9780786422661, isbn: 0786422661,

Choice Outstanding Academic Title To today's radio listener, it is difficult to imagine the influence radio once held over the American people. Unlike movies or newspapers, radio both informed and entertained its audience without requiring them to p...


Radio Series Scripts, 1930-2001: A Catalog of the American Radio Archives Collection
Radio Series Scripts, 1930-2001: A Catalog of the American Radio Archives Collection
By McFarland & Company
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ean: 9780786424696, isbn: 0786424699,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Who were the 35 actors that performed with stars Bud Abbott and Lou Costello in radio’s The Abbott and Costello Show? Do scripts survive for the old Burns and Allen shows or the children’s crime fighter series The Green Hornet? Serious researcher...


The Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television: A Blow-by-Blow History from 1921 to 1964
The Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television: A Blow-by-Blow History from 1921 to 1964
By Carrel Books
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ean: 9781631440748, isbn: 1631440748,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Radio and television broadcasting were as important to the growth and popularity of boxing as it was to the reshaping of our very culture. In The Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television, Frederick V. Romano explores the many roles that each medi...


Tuning in The Great Gildersleeve: The Episodes and Cast of Radio's First Spinoff Show, 1941-1957
Tuning in The Great Gildersleeve: The Episodes and Cast of Radio's First Spinoff Show, 1941-1957
By Brand: McFarland
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ean: 9780786473366, isbn: 0786473363,

When Throckmorton P. Gildersleeve bade farewell to Fibber McGee and Molly and left Wistful Vista on a train in 1941, no one could have predicted that he would be riding the airwaves with his own new show until 1957. But when one listens to episodes o...




Fibber McGee and Molly: On the Air 1935-1959: Revised and Enlarged Edition
Fibber McGee and Molly: On the Air 1935-1959: Revised and Enlarged Edition
By BearManor Media
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9781593934330, isbn: 1593934335,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Fibber McGee and Molly was one of broadcasting's greatest triumphs, reaching its height during the 1940s when millions of Americans tuned in Tuesday evenings to hear radio's royal couple welcome the Old Timer, Gildersleeve, Mrs. Uppington, Mayor LaTr...


Archives of the Airwaves Vol. 3
Archives of the Airwaves Vol. 3
By BearManor Media
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ean: 9781593930479, isbn: 159393047X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This is the 3rd of a 7 volume set from historian Roger C. Paulson promises to be the Most Complete OTR encyclopedia ever written. This massive tome has been 20 years in the making and is a MUST for any fan of radio. Biographies of its (even obscure) ...


The CBS Radio Mystery Theater: An Episode Guide and Handbook to Nine Years of Broadcasting, 1974-1982
The CBS Radio Mystery Theater: An Episode Guide and Handbook to Nine Years of Broadcasting, 1974-1982
By McFarland
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ean: 9780786418909, isbn: 0786418907,

Almost every evening for nine years during the late 1970s and early 1980s, the CBS Radio Mystery Theatre brought monsters, murderers and mayhem together for an hour. Created, produced and directed by Himan Brown, the series remains a landmark in radi...


Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar Vol. 1
Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar Vol. 1
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ean: 9781593930875, isbn: 1593930879,

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From 1949 until the end of Radio drama in 1962, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar was a stalwart of radio drama. This book, "The Who is Johnny Dollar Matter" provides a different look at Johnny Dollar - as if he were a real investigator. "The Who is Johnny D...


The New York Old-Time Radio Schedule Book: Volume 3, 1946-1954
The New York Old-Time Radio Schedule Book: Volume 3, 1946-1954
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ean: 9781593936709, isbn: 1593936702,

This is Volume 3 of a 3 Volume set. Rediscover radio as it was broadcast during the Golden Age. From shows fondly remembered to those long forgotten, this was the experience of days spent listening to the radio during the early part of the past centu...


The New York Old-Time Radio Schedule Book: Volume 2, 1938-1945
The New York Old-Time Radio Schedule Book: Volume 2, 1938-1945
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ean: 9781593936693, isbn: 1593936699,

This is Volume 2 of a 3 Volume set. Rediscover radio as it was broadcast during the Golden Age. From shows fondly remembered to those long forgotten, this was the experience of days spent listening to the radio during the early part of the past centu...


Arrl's VoIP: Internet Linking for Radio Amateurs
Arrl's VoIP: Internet Linking for Radio Amateurs
By Brand: Amer Radio Relay League
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ean: 9780872599260, isbn: 0872599264,

Growing numbers of hams are using VoIP, or Voice Over Internet Protocol, in combination with their radios for long-distance communication spanning hundreds or thousands of miles. They're using the Internet as the relay between their base stations, ha...


The ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio
The ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio
By Amer Radio Relay League
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ean: 9780872598874, isbn: 087259887X,

Achieve the highest level of Amateur Radio licensing! Revised 9th edition includes NEW practice exam software on CD-ROM....



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