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Calling All CarsRadio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Calling All Cars: Radio Dragnets and the Technology of Policing

Kathleen Battles

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816649136
eISBN:
9781452945996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816649136.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This book shows how radio played a key role in an emerging form of policing during the turbulent years of the Depression. Until this time popular culture had characterized the gangster as hero, but ... More

Cold War on the AirwavesThe Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Cold War on the Airwaves: The Radio Propaganda War against East Germany

Nicholas J. Schlosser

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039690
eISBN:
9780252097782
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039690.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Founded as a counterweight to the Communist broadcasters in East Germany, Radio in the American Sector (RIAS) became one of the most successful public information operations conducted against the ... More

Listen in terrorBritish horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Listen in terror: British horror radio from the advent of broadcasting to the digital age

Richard J. Hand

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719081484
eISBN:
9781781707265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081484.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

This groundbreaking book is the first full-length study of British horror radio from the pioneering days of recording and broadcasting right through to the digital audio cultures of our own time. The ... More

Six Minutes in BerlinBroadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Six Minutes in Berlin: Broadcast Spectacle and Rowing Gold at the Nazi Olympics

Michael Socolow

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040702
eISBN:
9780252099144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040702.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

The Berlin Olympics, August 14, 1936. German rowers, dominant at the Games, line up against America's top eight-oared crew. Hundreds of millions of listeners worldwide wait by their radios. Leni ... More

Voice of the WildcatsClaude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Voice of the Wildcats: Claude Sullivan and the Rise of Modern Sportscasting

Alan Sullivan and Joe Cox

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813147031
eISBN:
9780813154640
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147031.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Radio

Claude Sullivan was a brilliant young man whose athletic career and studies were cut short by a near-fatal case of osteomyelitis while he was in high school. Claude found a niche in broadcasting. ... More

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