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The broadcast century and beyond : a biography of American broadcasting

Author: Robert L Hilliard; Michael C Keith
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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The Broadcast Century and Beyond, 4th Edition, is a popular history of the most influential and innovative industry of the previous and current century. The story of broadcasting is told in a direct and informal style, blending personal insight and authoritative scholarship to fully capture the many facets of this dynamic industry. The book vividly depicts the events, people, programs, and companies that made  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Biographies
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Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hilliard, Robert L., 1925-
Broadcast century and beyond.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2005272752
(OCoLC)60322191
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Hilliard; Michael C Keith
ISBN: 9780080472133 0080472133
OCLC Number: 123443263
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 349 pages) : illustrations
Contents: In the beginning : Genesis to 1920 --
The roaring 20s : promise, chaos, and controls --
The terrible 30s : profit and depression --
The furious 40s : war and recovery : full of sound and fury, signifying transition to TV --
The fearful 50s : broadcasting and blacklisting : a decade of shame --
The soaring 60s : awakening, rebellion, and the moon --
The shifting 70s : Q and A and jiggle --
The techno-edged 80s : Teflon, tinsel, and me --
The cyber 90s : toward a new century --
The new century : the 2000s : webs and digits.
Responsibility: Robert L. Hilliard and Michael C. Keith.
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Tells the story of broadcasting. This book depicts the events, people, programs, and companies that made television and radio dominant forms of communication. It places the communication revolution  Read more...

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