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Santa Fe All the Way

Today, I am featuring a guest blogger, my long departed paternal grandfather, Lawrence E. Hauck,  who passed away in 1979.  He wrote this article, most likely in the 1960’s, for the Santa Fe Magazine, published date unknown.   871 more words


Media History Top Ten Booklist

Historians have always had a tough time writing about media. The danger of technological determinism tends to loom over any discussion of technologies such as television or the Internet—the risk of arguing that a particular medium or device causes people to behave or think a certain way. 103 more words

United States History

Turntable returns to YA

Listening to Arthur ‘Turntable’ Pearce on 2YD and the YA stations was like going to church, whether your faith was jazz, blues, R&B or pop. … 186 more words


Broadcasting Hall-of-Famer reveals almost all

Limping on Water, by Phil Beuth, with K.C. Schulberg. Smart Business Network. 360 pages. Hardcover $24.95.

In a plain, clear style, Mr. Beuth recounts (says the subtitle) “My 40-year adventure with one of America’s outstanding communications companies.” The author’s outlook is consistently one of thankfulness and optimism. 390 more words

Authors And Books

Rypinski + Radio

Got family folklore? Read about mine, in this edited version of a story about my grandfather M. C. Rypinski,  first published in longer form in 2002 by my mother, Frances. 2,115 more words

Family History

International Radio Broadcasting from Baltic States. Broadcasting the Voice of Independence

During the Cold War various international radio stations made daily broadcasts in Baltic States languages mainly aimed for people in the soviet occupied countries. Stations like Radio Free Europe and Voice of America Baltic services provided the local listeners with information outside the Iron Curtain and encouraged the resistance against the soviet regime. 3,491 more words

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