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Radio Reader: Essays in the Cultural History of Radio Michele Hilmes

Radio Reader: Essays in the Cultural History of Radio

Michele Hilmes

Published October 19th 2001
ISBN : 9780415928212
Paperback
569 pages
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Radio defined and defied American culture in the early 20th century, setting patterns for all media that followed. This text is a comprehensive history of the medium and includes such topics as: 1940s radio suspense drama- quiz shows- AmericanMoreRadio defined and defied American culture in the early 20th century, setting patterns for all media that followed. This text is a comprehensive history of the medium and includes such topics as: 1940s radio suspense drama- quiz shows- American propagandists for Axis Powers- the Green Hornet and race- black liberation radio- NPR- and the Christian right and radio.