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A Story of “Epic Proportions”: The Battle between the FCC and WXUR

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/9780226326764.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter narrates Carl McIntire’s struggle, and eventual defeat, against the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). In 1973, McIntire faced another great defeat after being removed by the ... More


“The Red Lion Roars Again”: The Fairness Doctrine, the Democratic National Committee, and the Election of 1964

Paul Matzko

in The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

After the assassination of John F. Kennedy, leadership of the counter–Radio Right censorship campaign passed to the Democratic National Committee (DNC). DNC Chairman John Bailey recruited operative ... More


Just Because You’re Paranoid Doesn’t Mean They Aren’t After You: Putting the Reuther Memorandum to Work

Paul Matzko

in The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Under orders from President John F. Kennedy and Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) tightened the regulatory screws ... More


“An Uncommon Number of Moral Degenerates”: The Conservative Alternative and the Fairness Doctrine

Bryan Hardin Thrift

in Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The Federal Communication Commission required broadcast stations, both radio and TV, to renew their licenses every three years. Before Helms arrived at WRAL, license renewals were routine, but his ... More


Conclusion: From Radio Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump’s Tweets

Paul Matzko

in The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The deregulation of the airwaves by the Jimmy Carter administration, combined with the advent of cable broadcasting, allowed the resurgence of politically conservative radio in the late 1970s and ... More


Conservative Bias: How Jesse Helms Pioneered the Rise of Right-Wing Media and Realigned the Republican Party

Bryan Hardin Thrift

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049311
eISBN:
9780813050133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049311.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book investigates Jesse Helms’s pivotal role in advancing the conservative movement of the 1950s and 1960s, first as editor of the Tarheel Banker and then as vice president of WRAL television. ... More


God’s Angriest Man: Carl McIntire, Neoevangelicalism, and the Long-Lingering Fundamentalist Fires

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/9780226326764.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Carl McIntire who is an outspoken Nixon hater that saw the president’s rapprochement with China as nothing more than high treason. McIntire used his radio station, WXUR, his ... More


Defining What’s New(s) about Science

Marcel Chotkowski Lafollette

in Science on American Television: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226921990
eISBN:
9780226922010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226922010.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter, which examines the history of the conflict between news and science television broadcasting in the United States, discusses the role of television news in reframing science's public ... More


The Radio Right: How a Band of Broadcasters Took on the Federal Government and Built the Modern Conservative Movement

Paul Matzko

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190073220
eISBN:
9780190073251
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190073220.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

By the early 1960s, and for the first time in history, most Americans across the nation could tune their radio to a station that aired conservative programming from dawn to dusk. People listened to ... More


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