Books tagged: late 50s

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Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Payola, or paying disc jockeys and other radio and television employees to play particular songs, was the subject of Congressional hearings in 1959 and 1960. Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand, was summoned to testify before a House subcommittee of investigators. At issue was censorship, the suspension of radio and television station licenses, etc. The lessons of payola are pertinent today.
My 1953 Nash Four-Door Sedan: I Shouldn't Have Taken Seconds on the Pie
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010 by Worthy Shorts. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author writes, "This story is one of a collection, "Forty Cars that Owned Me," that I published in April of 2007. My original intention was to write a brief history of some of the more interesting cars I have owned. What I ended up with was a collection of stories about people: the people involved with these cars and myself.