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The Encyclopedia Of American Radio: An A-Z Guide To Radio From Jack Benny To Howard Stern
 
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Author : Ronald W. Lackmann
Publisher : Checkmark Books
ISBN# : 9780816040773
Pages : 370
Price :INR 1059
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Book Description

This updated edition of Same Time...Same Station (Facts On File, 1995, ISBN 0-8160-2862-1) is a true celebration of the medium, as well as a fact-filled reference of radio broadcasting history. More than 1,000 entries cover all major radio programs, including their characters, sponsors, storylines, the stations that carried them, and more. Also featured are 120 photographs that capture the characters and go behind-the-scenes of radio programs; appendixes on show chronologies; vintage radio show clubs; newsletters, organization, dates, and cast lists. Among the personalities, characters, and topics covered are:

Lucille Ball, whose ""My Favorite Husband"" became TVs ""I Love Lucy"" Orson Welles, who began his radio career as Lamont Cranston, a.k.a. ""The Shadow"" The comedy shows of Bob Hope and Jack Benny The Mercury Theaters broadcasts of literary classics, such as H.G. Wells ""The War of the Worlds"" Characters such as Dick Tracy, Lil Abner, The Lone Ranger, and Fibber McGee and Molly Todays radio personalities such as Don Imus, ""shock jock"" Howard Stern, and Rush Limbaugh

Descriptions of radio genres, from soaps, mysteries, and comedies, to sports, talk radio, and news broadcasts.

 

 
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