Encyclopedia of American Radio 1920-1960 - download pdf or read online

By Luther F. Sies

ISBN-10: 0786429429

ISBN-13: 9780786429424

This encyclopedic paintings comprehensively covers the performers and programming on American radio from its inception to its golden age. broadly researched over the process greater than two decades, this new paintings is the definitive resource for students of communique, social and cultural background and the preferred arts, in addition to committed fanatics of radio heritage. The encyclopedia comprises entries for courses, announcers, orchestras, musicians, vocalists, comedians, vocal teams, readers, whistlers, musical observed soloists, ministers, activities commentators, reviewers (of books, performs and movies), celebrities, and different team of workers broadcasting over American radio from the Twenties to the Nineteen Sixties. extra entries disguise advertisement radio, academic broadcasting, firsts in radio historical past, opera on radio, non secular broadcasting, activities broadcasting, ladies in radio, border radio, kid's courses, comedy on radio, crime exhibits and mysteries, daylight hours dramatic serials, and disk jockeys, between different issues.

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After his commitment, Pound once remarked in an interview that an insane asylum was the only place he could stand to live in the United States. After his release from St. Elizabeth’s in 1958, Pound returned to Italy where he died in 1972. Burgman, Monti and Delancy Three other lesser known American traitors who broadcast for the Nazis were Martin James Monti, Edwin Leopold “Leo” Delancy and Dr. Herbert John Burgman. Dr. S. Embassy in Berlin, when the United States entered World World War II. Refusing repatriation, he decided, instead, to broadcast propaganda for the German government.

You are the goy folk, we are the boy folk. ” Anti-Jewish attacks were a staple of German propaganda, but only Lord Haw Haw (William Joyce) combined the wit and viciousness that frequently outdid Charlie and his Orchestra in that endeavor. Charlie and his orchestra along with such American traitors as Lord Haw Haw and Axis Sally were regularly heard on the Germany Calling program broadcast on Germany’s North American Service shortwave schedule. M. Eastern War Time. Another American traitor, Mr.

Spanish orchestra (Instr. mus. program, NBC, 1928). 736 (The) Amalgamated Broadcasting System (ABS). In 1935, six small Atlantic Coast radio stations joined together as a network to “revolutionize” broadcast operations. ” Advertising would be limited to ten words before and after each program. There was little attention paid to the new network, however, by either sponsors or listeners. Wynn, who was the president of the organization, left most of its management to others. He soon, however, saw evidence of fraudulent dealings and graft.

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