Say Goodnight, Gracie: The Last Years of Network Radio

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Until the late 1940s, most Americans relied heavily upon radio, the only means of mass communication they knew, for information and entertainment. But with the 1950s came television sets and prosperity enabled more people to afford them. Radio began a decline. This work examines what could be called the final decade of AM network radio and the many factors that contributed to its decline. The first chapter is an overview of AM radio in the 1950s. The second chapter covers 1950 through 1953, when radio was still a popular ...

Say Goodnight, Gracie: The Last Years of Network Radio 2002, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786411689

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