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Waves of Opposition Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio

ISBN-10: 0252073649

ISBN-13: 9780252073649

Edition: 2004

Authors: Elizabeth Fones-Wolf

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Description:

'Waves of Opposition' describes and analyses the battles over the powerful medium of radio, which helped spark the massive upsurge of organised labour during the Depression. The text demonstrates its importance as a weapon in an ideological war between labour and business.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 10/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Labor and Business Broadcasting in the Thirties
Putting Class on the Air: Initial Forays into Labor and Business Broadcasting
Labor Radio: A Catalyst for Social Change in Depression-Era America
Codes of Silence: Censoring Labor on the Airwaves
Broadcasting Reform
"The Air Belongs to the People": Breaking the NAB Code
Protecting Listeners' Rights: Radio Reform, 1945-48
Postwar Broadcasting
Competing Voices: Business and Labor in Local Postwar Broadcasting
Union Voices in a "Wilderness of Conservatism"
Epilogue
Notes
Primary Sources Consulted
Index