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Description - Radio Goes to War by Gerd Horten

This comprehensive volume looks in-depth at the role of domestic radio in the United States during World War II. By examining radio news programmes, government propaganda shows, advertising, soap opera and comedy programmes, it situates radio wartime propaganda in the shift from Depression-era resentment of big business to the consumer and corporate culture of the postwar period.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780520240612
ISBN-10: 0520240618
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 232
Imprint: University of California Press
Publisher: University of California Press
Publish Date: 19-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Gerd Horten

Gerd Horten is Associate Professor of American History at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon.