Listening in (Paperback)

Radio and the American Imagination

By Susan J. Douglas

University of Minnesota Press, 9780816644230, 415pp.

Publication Date: February 25, 2004



At the beginning of this spirited and engaging cultural history, Douglas (communication studies, U. of Michigan, Ann Arbor) refers to Erik Barnouw's three-volume History of Broadcasting in the United States (published between 1966 and 1970); she covers much of the same ground only quicker (one volume) and points out that each chapter could have bee.