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Author Slotten, Hugh Richard.

Title Radio and television regulation : broadcast technology in the United States, 1920-1960 / Hugh R. Slotten
Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 308 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""CONTENTS""; ""PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""1 Engineering Public Policy for Radio: Herbert Hoover, the Department of Commerce, and the Broadcast Boom, 1900�1927""; ""2 Radio Engineers, the Federal Radio Commission, and the Social Shaping of Broadcast Technology: “Creating Radio Paradise, � 1927�1934""; ""3 Competition for Standards: Television Broadcasting, Commercialization, and Technical Expertise, 1928�1941""; ""4 “Rainbow in the Sky�: FM Radio, Technical Superiority, and Regulatory Decision Making, 1936�1948""
""5 VHF and UHF: Establishing a Nationwide Television System, 1945�1960""""6 Competition for Color-Television Standards: Formulating Policy for Technological Innovation, 1946�1960""; ""Epilogue""; ""NOTES""; ""NOTE ON SECONDARY SOURCES""; ""INDEX""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-299) and index
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Subject Broadcasting policy -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Broadcasting -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 080186450X (acid-free paper)
0801872987 (electronic bk.)
9780801864506 (acid-free paper)
9780801872983 (electronic bk.)