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Author Maréchal, Denis.

Title The history of a popular European radio station : from Radio Luxembourg to / Denis Marechal ; translated by Christopher Todd ; with a foreword by Guy Starkey
Published Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, 2013
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Contents THE HISTORY OF A POPULAR EUROPEAN RADIO STATION: From Radio Luxembourg to RTL. FR; Volume 1; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Foreword; Translator's preface; Introduction; I -- Planning a radio station (1925-1933); II -- A successful launch (1933-1939); III -- Silence and resurrection (1939-1945); IV -- A great popular post-war station (1946-1966); Volume 2; V -- A break with the past (1966-1968); VI -- Growth and the heyday (1968-2000); VII -- An industrial accident in the year 2000; VIII -- RTL now; Conclusion; Chronology; Bibliography; Index
Summary The book traces the history of a famous non-specialized commercial radio station, through from its beginnings in trans-frontier broadcasting in the 1930's to its enviable position at the heart of a Europe-wide multi-media empire. Indeed, part of the book relates to rivalry with the BBC and other European broadcasters before and after the Second World War. The station played a pivotal role in the events of May 1968, and the evolving attitudes to homosexuality and other subjects, affecting even the use of language. Echoing the instability of the media world and the commercial and political tensi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Radio-Télé-Luxembourg -- History.
Radio broadcasting -- France -- History.
Radio broadcasting -- Luxembourg -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Todd, Christopher, 1939-
ISBN 0773418253 (electronic bk.)
9780773418257 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles RTL, histoire d'une radio populaire. English