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This Was the Futuristic Police Line-Up of 1931

Showing an authorities line-up with audio hook-ups and taping abilities in New york city City in 1931 (Radio Craft/Novak Archive)

In the 1930 s, audio tech geeks were playing with whatever. 34 more words

This Was the Futuristic Police Line-Up of 1931

Showing a cops line-up with audio hook-ups and taping abilities in New york city City in 1931 (Radio Craft/Novak Archive)

In the 1930 s, audio tech geeks were playing with whatever. 34 more words

Steamed Ham

I have had a fascination with the genre of Steampunk for some time now. However, I was less than impressed with an episode of the competitive series “Steampunk’d”. 548 more words

Electronics

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

Family History

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

1960s

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

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