Books tagged: radio history

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Dr. Brinkley, A Man and His Calling
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
The true story of the most deadly serial killer, a quack doctor with history's most powerful radio station. He preyed upon the ill health of old men, promising rejuvenation through goat gland transplants, and made millions during the Great Depression.
Permanently Suspended: The Rise and Fall... and Rise Again of Radio's Most Notorious Shock Jock
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The uncensored and long-awaited life story of radio’s most notorious shock jock, Anthony Cumia.
La radio en Nicaragua: Sus protagonistas
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 63,050. Language: Spanish. Published: November 9, 2018 by Libros Nicaragua. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Careers
La principal motivación de la autora para escribir este libro, sobre la historia de la radio en Nicaragua, surgió al descubrir como docente, la falta de un texto que brindara información amplia y más detallada a sus estudiantes de Comunicación, de las diferentes universidades del país y al lector nicaragüense.
Radio: One Woman's Family in War and Pieces
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 89,300. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017 by Greenskills Press d/b/a/ Greenskills Associates LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage, Nonfiction » History » Social history
This eyewitness account of World War II social history, women's progress and the Golden Years of Radio is woven into one woman's humorous and poignant autobiography of her family struggles and her attempts to fulfill her creative dreams. Praised by one reviewer as "laugh-aloud funny, sometimes reminiscent of Cheaper by the Dozen."
Orson Welles War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast October 30, 1938
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Aliens & UFOs, Nonfiction » True Crime » Hoaxes & deceptions
Columnist Dorothy Thompson believed Orson Welles deserved the Congressional Medal for his War of the Worlds broadcast. She believed this because the fear and panic produced prompted an awareness of the power of demagoguery to influence masses of people. Broadcast on Halloween Eve in 1938 it happened during an era when Hitler and Mussolini threatened world peace. The story made headlines for days.
Houston's Morning Show: The True Story of Hudson & Harrigan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Houston’s Morning Show carefully chronicles the wild and sometimes wacky twists and turns of The Hudson & Harrigan Show and pulls back the curtain so readers can experience for themselves the demands and rewards of anchoring a blockbuster, major-market team show.
Bryant's Gap
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,300. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
Crime and violence are commonplace in 1947 postwar Chicago, but when a man’s mangled body is discovered on the railroad tracks in a small southern Illinois town—people take notice. From the banks of the Wabash River to a beach in the South Pacific, BRYANT’S GAP is peppered with folksy humor and nostalgic references that transport the reader to a simpler time, when good and evil stood on opposit
Adventures in Airtime: Personal Stories of USA Radio People Volume 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Advertising, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Don Barrett has covered the radio broadcasting business for nearly 20 years. His engaging series of eBooks entitled Adventures in Airtime: Personal Stories of USA Radio People showcases compelling, personal stories of radio people who have reinvented themselves and succeeded against all odds.This is volume one entitled "Secrets of Selling".
Payola Bribery In The Record Business And Television
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,270. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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.
"No Irish Need Apply"
Price: Free! Words: 47,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"No Irish Need Apply" is a premium collection of politically progressive essays and newspaper columns by Peter Cavanaugh, noted Irish-American author and featured writer with The Sierra Star, a McClatchy publication serving the Yosemite region of Central California. Mr. Cavanaugh, a multiple award-winning broadcast executive, is prominently included in Cleveland's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.