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Science on the air : popularizers and personalities on radio and early television

Author: Marcel C LaFollette
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.
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This title transports readers to the early days of radio, when the new medium allowed innovative and optimistic scientists the opportunity to broadcast serious and dignified presentations over the airwaves. The book goes on to chronicle the work of these science pioneers on radio and television into the 1950s.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marcel C LaFollette
ISBN: 9780226467597 0226467597
OCLC Number: 183392557
Description: x, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tuxedos and microphones --
The radio nature league --
Syndicating science --
Cooperative ventures --
Shifting ground --
A twist of the dial --
Facts and fictionalizations --
Adventuring with scientists --
Broadcasting the voice of the atom --
Illusions of actuality --
Epilogue : entertaining lessons.
Responsibility: Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette.
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