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Author: 
Alan L. Heil, Jr.
Reviewer: 
John Jenks

Jenks on Heil, 'Voice of America: A History'


Alan L. Heil, Jr. Voice of America: A History. New York: Columbia University Press, 2003. xi + 538 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-231-12674-8; $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-231-12675-5.

Reviewed by John Jenks (Department of Communication Arts and Sciences, Dominican University)
Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

Six Decades of Official Broadcasting

Author: 
Ann Hagedorn
Reviewer: 
David Bulla

Bulla on Hagedorn, 'Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919'


Ann Hagedorn. Savage Peace: Hope and Fear in America, 1919. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2007. 543 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7432-4371-1.

Reviewed by David Bulla (Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, Iowa State University)
Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

Author: 
Jerald T. Milanich, ed.
Reviewer: 
Gene Costain

Costain on Milanich, 'Frolicking Bears, Wet Vultures, and Other Oddities: A New York City Journalist in Nineteenth-Century Florida'


Jerald T. Milanich, ed. Frolicking Bears, Wet Vultures, and Other Oddities: A New York City Journalist in Nineteenth-Century Florida. Gainsville: University Press of Florida, 2005. 320 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2848-4.

Reviewed by Gene Costain (Department of Communication, University of Tampa)
Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

Author: 
Samantha Barbas
Reviewer: 
Steven Sheehan

Sheehan on Barbas, 'The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Louella Parsons'


Samantha Barbas. The First Lady of Hollywood: A Biography of Louella Parsons. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005. viii + 417 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-520-24213-5; $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-520-24985-1.

Reviewed by Steven Sheehan (Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley)
Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

American Gossip

Author: 
Ben Procter
Reviewer: 
David Spencer

Spencer on Procter, 'William Randolph Hearst: The Later Years, 1911-1951'


Ben Procter. William Randolph Hearst: The Later Years, 1911-1951. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. 325 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511277-1.

Reviewed by David Spencer (University of Western Ontario)
Published on Jhistory (November, 2007)

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