Nothing on but the Radio

Nothing on but the Radio

A Look Back at Radio in Canada and How It Changed the World

eBook - 2003
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Radio made its debut in the early twentieth century, and the world was never the same. The mysterious magic box brought people together as no other communication medium had ever done. In Nothing On but the Radio, author Gil Murray tells how the new household toy put voices and music into millions of homes. In the 1920s, families gathered around the crystal set; in the 1930s, radio comedians helped offset the Depression; in the wartime 1940s, radio kept up morale; in the 1950s and 1960s, its music, news, and information spread knowledge and entertainment. This book spotlights a popular revolution that was never quiet.
Publisher: [United States] :, Dundurn :, 2003.
ISBN: 9781459712706
1459712706
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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