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Discord, 1932–35

Simon J. Potter

in Broadcasting Empire: The BBC and the British World, 1922-1970

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199568963
eISBN:
9780191741821
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568963.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

During the early 1930s, governments created more powerful public broadcasting authorities in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, including the Canadian Radio Broadcasting Commission (CRBC), the ... More


Attack by Radio

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter highlights the role of radio broadcasting in the success of Germany's blitzkrieg attack in western Europe. Many analysts attributed the success of the blitzkrieg to the success of the ... More


Near Defeat: Jazz Toward the “Final Victory” September 1942 to May 1945

Michael H. Kater

in Different Drummers: Jazz in the Culture of Nazi Germany

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165531
eISBN:
9780199872237
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165531.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After the summer of 1942, the tide began to turn against the Nazi Reich. Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was losing out in the North African war arena and, in Russia, the Wehrmacht suffered more ... More


Radio

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


Advertisers and Consumers, 1890–1930

Charles F. McGovern

in Sold American: Consumption and Citizenship, 1890-1945

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830338
eISBN:
9781469606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876640_mcgovern.5
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Advertising is a thoroughly integrated tool of industrial capitalism, encouraging people to purchase a plethora of products to meet the material needs of their everyday lives. This chapter examines ... More


Prospect and Retrospect

Asa Briggs

in The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Volume I: The Birth of Broadcasting

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129260
eISBN:
9780191670008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129260.003.0026
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter describes the key changes in the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) in 1926. After the governors of the new corporation were announced, artists and speakers were advised to use the ... More


The People's Radio: The BBC and its Audience, 1939–1945

Siân Nicholas

in ‘Millions Like Us’?: British Culture in the Second World War

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237631
eISBN:
9781846312489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846312489.003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the wartime audiences of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It explains that during the war the function of the radio broadcasting changed from a provider of private or ... More


Thirty Minutes behind the Walls: Prison Radio and the Popular Culture of Punishment

Ethan Blue

in Doing Time in the Depression: Everyday Life in Texas and California Prisons

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709405
eISBN:
9780814723166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709405.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter discusses the emergence of radio broadcasts as a new element of penal discipline in the late Depression. As New Deal-era labor laws such as such as the Hawes-Cooper Act (1929) and the ... 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


Administering Colonialism and War: The Political Life of Sir Andrew Clow of the Indian Civil Service

Colin R. Alexander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780199493739
eISBN:
9780199096954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199493739.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Colonialism is a dehumanizing experience for all those at the mercy of its power structures. The officers of the Indian Civil Service (ICS) were no exception. This book focuses on the role of ICS in ... 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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