To some it was a miracle. Others derided it as a triumph of illiteracy. The introduction of the radio changed life in America nearly overnight. In the age of TV, radio is a second-class citizen, but for a few brief decades it was king. MODERN MARVELS tells the story of the dawn of the electronics age, when the wireless was a stunning phenomenon. Meet the men who took the work that had been done on the telegraph to the next step, and hear some of the earliest broadcasts. Radio personalities like Casey Kasem and Larry King explore the unique qualities of the medium, and reflect on it's current renaissance. And historians explore the dramatic and lasting changes that the coming of the radio made on society. Don't touch that dial this is a compelling saga of invention and sweeping cultural changes, the history of the first mass broadcast medium that started us on the long road to the global village.
To some it was a miracle. Others derided it as a triumph of illiteracy. The introduction of the radio changed life in America nearly overnight. In the age of TV, radio is a second-class citizen, but for a few brief decades it was king. MODERN MARVELS tells the story of the dawn of the electronics age, when the wireless was a stunning phenomenon. Meet the men who took the work that had been done on the telegraph to the next step, and hear some of the earliest broadcasts. Radio personalities like Casey Kasem and Larry King explore the unique qualities of the medium, and reflect on it's current renaissance. And historians explore the dramatic and lasting changes that the coming of the radio made on society. Don't touch that dial this is a compelling saga of invention and sweeping cultural changes, the history of the first mass broadcast medium that started us on the long road to the global village.
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Format: DVD
Label: A&E HOME VIDEO
Catalog: 37907
Rel. Date: 08/12/2021
UPC: 733961731934

Radio: Out Of Thin Air
Artist: Modern Marvels
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To some it was a miracle. Others derided it as a triumph of illiteracy. The introduction of the radio changed life in America nearly overnight. In the age of TV, radio is a second-class citizen, but for a few brief decades it was king. MODERN MARVELS tells the story of the dawn of the electronics age, when the wireless was a stunning phenomenon. Meet the men who took the work that had been done on the telegraph to the next step, and hear some of the earliest broadcasts. Radio personalities like Casey Kasem and Larry King explore the unique qualities of the medium, and reflect on it's current renaissance. And historians explore the dramatic and lasting changes that the coming of the radio made on society. Don't touch that dial this is a compelling saga of invention and sweeping cultural changes, the history of the first mass broadcast medium that started us on the long road to the global village.