WorldCat Identities

Adams, Michael H.

Works: 8 works in 48 publications in 2 languages and 1,020 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Documentary films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Director, htt
Classifications: PN1991.4.H39, B
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Michael H Adams
Lee de Forest : king of radio, television, and film by Michael H Adams( )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life-long inventor, Lee de Forest invented the three-element vacuum tube used between 1906 and 1916 as a detector, amplifier, and oscillator of radio waves. Beginning in 1918 he began to develop a light valve, a device for writing and reading sound using light patterns. While he received many patents for his process, he was initially ignored by the film industry. In order to promote and demonstrate his process he made several hundred sound short films, he rented space for their showing; he sold the tickets and did the publicity to gain audiences for his invention. Lee de Forest officially brought sound to film in 1919. Lee De Forest: King of Radio, Television, and Film is about both invention and early film making; de Forest as the scientist and producer, director, and writer of the content. This book tells the story of de Forest's contribution in changing the history of film through the incorporation of sound. The text includes primary source historical material, U.S. patents and richly-illustrated photos of Lee de Forest's experiments
Charles Herrold, inventor of radio broadcasting by Gordon Greb( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The world's first radio station still broadcasting today was invented by Charles Herrold in 1909 in San Jose, California. This biography focuses on how Herrold used primitive technology to get on the air. Herrold's story is one of early triumph and final failure, the story of an "everyman" innovator who never received recognition. His most important work was done between 1912 and 1917, and following World War I, he received a license and operated station KQW for several years before running out of money. Toiling later in ever more menial jobs, Herrold told anyone who would listen to him that he was the father of radio. The authors also consider some other early inventors, and the directions that their work took."--Jacket
Introduction to radio : production and programming by Michael H Adams( Book )

10 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[This book] can serve as the ... text needed to lead students toward a complete understanding of radio production and programming. With its step-by-step approach, this text walks students through production techniques and programming applications and provides insight into daily tasks at a radio station. [This book] features: current information on present and future computer use in radio production; graphic illustrations of the latest technology and a step-by-step editing demonstration; a full chapter on formats to help student see how all elements of radio programming work together to create the final product; a ... view of post-deregulation 90s radio stations and radio broadcasting careers.-Back cover
The radio boys and girls : radio, telegraph, telephone and wireless adventures for juvenile readers, 1890-1945 by Michael H Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines more than 50 volumes of wireless and radio themed fiction, offering a unique perspective on the world presented to young readers of the day. The values, attitudes, culture and technology of a century ago are discussed, along with issues still debated today, including immigration, gun violence, race, bullying and economic inequality
Single-camera video : the creative challenge by Michael H Adams( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Columbus radio by Michael H Adams( )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two professors and a preacher invented Columbus radio. It began with science experiments in classrooms and a minister's desire to expand beyond his churchgoing audience. By 1922, government licenses had been issued for WEAO at Ohio State University and WJD at Denison University. At this same time, a Baptist minister went on the air for an hour each Sunday morning using a 10-watt transmitter licensed as WMAN. In this story of Columbus radio, the work of the professors and the preacher will evolve into radio with advertiser-supported programs of information and entertainment. Three important radio stations will serve a growing Columbus radio audience in different ways: WEAO becomes WOSU, a national pioneer in using radio for teaching; WMAN becomes WCOL and in the 1960s is number one in audience size; and CBS affiliate WBNS becomes the class act of Columbus radio, retaining the major share of local listeners for many decades. Including many other stations of lesser influence, the illustrated stories of Columbus radio are told in this book
Dian deng de fa ming : ai di sheng de gu shi by A. C Moule( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Chinese and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gai shu jiang shu le ai di sheng yan jiu dian deng pao de jing guo
Broadcasting's forgotten father : the Charles Herrold story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The story of Charles Herrold - considered the first man to broadcast live music and talk on the radio"--Publisher's description
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Charles Herrold, inventor of radio broadcasting
Charles Herrold, inventor of radio broadcastingThe radio boys and girls : radio, telegraph, telephone and wireless adventures for juvenile readers, 1890-1945Columbus radio
Alternative Names
Adams, Mike

Adams, Mike 1943-...

Michael H. Adams American massmediologist and professor emeritus (1943-)

Michael H. Adams massmediologo statunitense e professore emerito (1943-)

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