Hearing America: A Century of Music on the Radio


Subject:
Media , Radio

Description:
Audio and transcript of a 2006 American RadioWorks documentary that explores the evolution of radio in the U.S. back to 1906. "Since then, music has dominated America's airwaves and it's been a cultural battleground." Illustrated essays discuss cultural impacts and issues, including "sex, race and rock & roll." Includes maps showing the growth of AM and FM stations in the U.S. from 1922 through 2006 and links to related sites.

Creator:
DiMeo, Nate

Publisher:
American Public Media

Language:
English

Source:
http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/radio/


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