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Author Brown, Robert J. (Robert John), 1969-

Title Manipulating the ether : the power of broadcast radio in thirties America / by Robert J. Brown
Published Jefferson, N.C. ; London : McFarland, [1998]


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Description xiii,310 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Pt. I. The "Radio President" 1. Roosevelt and Radio. 2. Campaigning by Radio. 3. Selling the Domestic Agenda. 4. Domestic Challenges. 5. Selling the Foreign Policy Agenda. 6. The Death of FDR -- Pt. II. "We Take You Now To..." 7. Early History of Broadcast News. 8. Radio Covers Domestic Events and Crises. 9. Radio Covers the World -- Pt. III. "Incredible As It May Seem..." 10. Orson Welles and the "War of the Worlds" 11. The Broadcast. 12. The Public Reaction. 13. "It Was All So Real" 14. Aftermath. 15. Conclusion
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-302) and index
Subject Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 -- Caricatures and cartoons.
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945.
War of the worlds (Radio program)
Radio broadcasting -- United States -- History.
Radio broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States.
Radio in politics.
Radio journalism.
Genre/Form Caricatures.
LC no. 97043336
ISBN 0786403977