Death of a Pirate

British Radio and the Making of the Information Age

By Adrian Johns
(W. W. Norton & Company, Hardcover, 9780393068603, 305pp.)

Publication Date: November 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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When the pirate operator Oliver Smedley shoots and kills his rival Reg Calvert in Smedley's country cottage on June 21, 1966, it is a turning point in the careening career of the outlaw radio stations dotting the coastal waters of England.

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