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Author: 
Clifford J. Doerksen
Reviewer: 
M. J. Bumb

Bumb on Doerksen, 'American Babel: Rogue Radio Broadcasters of the Jazz Age'


Clifford J. Doerksen. American Babel: Rogue Radio Broadcasters of the Jazz Age. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. 157 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3871-6.

Reviewed by M. J. Bumb (American Studies Program, The College of William and Mary)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2007)

Air Ephemera

Author: 
Chad Raphael
Reviewer: 
Donna Halper

Halper on Raphael, 'Investigated Reporting: Muckrakers, Regulators, and the Struggle over Television Documentary'


Chad Raphael. Investigated Reporting: Muckrakers, Regulators, and the Struggle over Television Documentary. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2005. 304 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03010-9.

Reviewed by Donna Halper (Journalism Department, Emerson College)
Published on Jhistory (October, 2007)

Author: 
James McEnteer
Reviewer: 
Stephen Pimpare

Pimpare on McEnteer, 'Shooting the Truth: The Rise of American Political Documentaries'


James McEnteer. Shooting the Truth: The Rise of American Political Documentaries. Westport: Praeger, 2006. xxii + 196 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-275-98760-2.

Reviewed by Stephen Pimpare (Department of Political Science and School of Social Work, Yeshiva University)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2007)

Author: 
Clyde Jeavons, Jane Mercer, Daniela Kirchner, eds.
Reviewer: 
Daniel German

German on Jeavons and Mercer and Kirchner, '"The Story of the Century!": An International Newsfilm Conference; Papers, Presentations and Proceedings'


Clyde Jeavons, Jane Mercer, Daniela Kirchner, eds. "The Story of the Century!": An International Newsfilm Conference; Papers, Presentations and Proceedings. London: British Universities Film and Video Council, 1998. 170 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-901299-69-7.

Reviewed by Daniel German (Library and Archives Canada)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2007)

Author: 
Elizabeth Fones-Wolf
Reviewer: 
Joseph A. Rodriguez

Rodriguez on Fones-Wolf, 'Waves of Opposition: Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio'


Elizabeth Fones-Wolf. Waves of Opposition: Labor and the Struggle for Democratic Radio. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. viii + 307 pp. $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03119-9; $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07364-9.

Reviewed by Joseph A. Rodriguez (Department of History, University of Wisconsin--Milwaukee)
Published on Jhistory (September, 2007)

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