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History of Radio: Big Voices

A play-by-play man, a demagogue and a foreign correspondent Continue reading

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History of Radio: Race and Radio

Throughout its history, American radio reflected the racial attitudes of the society within which it operated. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Hucksters, Pitchmen and Sponsors

In the 20’s the idea of broadcasting ads was considered offensive if not downright unethical. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Communities of Listeners

Radio connected people with similar minded folks all around the country. Continue reading

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History of Radio: Thursday, Sept. 29, 1932

Rin Tin Tin, the Mills Brothers and Amos ‘n’ Andy Continue reading

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History of Radio: Music, Sports, News and More Music

When FDR made his 1941 ‘Day of Infamy” speech, 79% of American homes listened on radio. Continue reading

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Theme Parks: The Unusual, the Outrageous and the Outright Awful

Weird theme parks, past, present and future. Continue reading

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A Night at the Drive-In

Photos from one of the 368 remaining drive-in theaters in the U.S. Continue reading

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Halftime at the Montclair Film Festival

What I’ve learned so far at the Montclair Film Festival. Continue reading

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