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History of Radio: Video Didn’t Kill the Radio Star After All

How radio reinvented itself and built new audiences. Continue reading

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History of Radio: More Big Voices

DJs who pioneered rock ā€˜nā€™ roll, freeform and microbroadcasting. Continue reading

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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 20ā€™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: Tuesday, April 28, 1942

Anxious for news from the war fronts, Americans turn to their radios. 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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Who Was America’s Worst President?

Some wrought death and destruction, others the stain of corruption Continue reading

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