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in Los Angeles in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to the City of Angels

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268838
eISBN:
9780520948860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the history of radio broadcasting in Los Angeles. Radio broadcasts are as popular in Los Angeles as elsewhere, perhaps more so. Most homes have radio sets, and the proportion ... More


“A Strong Reek of the Not-Quite-Crackpot”: H. L. Hunt, Right-Wing Radio’s “Constructive” Conservative

Heather Hendershot

in What's Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226326771
eISBN:
9780226326764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226326764.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter centers on H.L. Hunt, an oil businessman, and his efforts in both radio and television broadcasting to spread his right-wing ideologies, which claims to expose the evils of communism and ... More


Anzio and Cassino

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

During the first months of 1944, war correspondents provided appropriately downbeat accounts of the two major Allied efforts to break the Italian stalemate, at Anzio and Cassino, but with very ... More


Invasion, 1944

Steven Casey

in The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War Against Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190660628
eISBN:
9780190660659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190660628.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History, American History: 20th Century

Only twenty-eight of the 530 accredited correspondents headed for France on June 6, 1944. Those remaining in London learned about the landing in an official briefing held in the early hours of the ... More


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