Early Radio (Susan Smulyan)

In this episode, we discuss the early commercialization of the radio industry with Susan Smulyan, author of Selling Radio: The Commercialization of American Broadcasting, 1920 – 1934 (Smithsonian Press).

Smulyan is a Professor of American Studies and former director of the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage both at Brown University. Her newest book is Doing Public Humanities, (Routledge, 2020).

The very meticulous Professor Smulyan asked us to list the following notes/corrections to the show page:

Other books mentioned:

Other histories of American radio broadcasting recommended by Professor Smulyan:

Photo Credit. By Joe Haupt from USA – Radio Collection: Vintage Large Wood Westinghouse Tombstone Radio, Circa 1930s, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=35191546

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