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Bookshelf: Biography
Biography & Careers
The stories of the people who created and built the broadcast industry
History of Television
Books about TV's history from the 30's to the new Millennium
Bookshelf: Books about Radio's History
History of Radio
Books about the history of programming, operations and engineering
Radio Programming
(And Operations)
Books about station programming and operations.
Business
The business side of broadcasting:: management, sales and  programming
Commentary
Opinions, critiques, forecasts and
theories about broadcasting
Bookshelf: Ratings
Ratings and research
Books and publications about radio and TV research and ratings 
The Enjoyment of Radio And Television
Books about understanding and enjoying electronic media
Bookshelf: The Listener Experience
The Listener Experience
How to listen, understanding technology, stars of radio and programs
Books: Textbooks for Broadcasting Courses
Education & Training
Books for students of radio & TV as a career.
Regulation & Legal
Government regulation, FCC rules and general outside factors affecting broadcasting.
Radio Research
and Ratings

Books about radio and media research.
News & Editorializing
Books about news gathering and reporting in the electronic media.
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Radio & TV Stations
Books about the history of stations and broadcasting groups.
Short Wave Radio
Books and booklets about shortwave and listener hobbies about this service.
Directory Collection
Directories from the 1930's to today
RBR, Inside Radio, Kagan, Keyes, Data World
 
   
Tinker in Television Tinker Rukeyser 1994 Fifty Years Behind the Microphone Les Keiter 1991      
 ABC
     
Back in A Moment
Harley & June Fathers 2000
The Camera Never
Blinks Twice
Rather   1994
Big Beat Heat
Alan Freed
Jackson 1991
 All My Best Friends George Burns 1989 The Bob and Rady Show
Elliott & Goulding 1983
The Boy with the U.S. Radio (A Novel)
Rold-Wheeler 1924
Clark Weber's Rock and Roll Radio
1955-1975
The Broadcasters
Red Barber
1970
Crosley
McClure
Come Up to This Mountain
Clarence Jones of HCJB
Neely - 1966
But That's Not What I Called About
Hilly Rose - 1978
Armstrong's Fight for FM Broadcasting
Erickson - 1973 
As it Happened
William Paley
1979
The Art of Talk: Art Bell
Bell - 1998
Broadcasting
Guest 1935
Cousin Brucie
Bruce Morrow 1987
Clearing the Air
Tom Joyner 1995
 DEF
     
Edward R. Morrow
Vonier 1989
Don't Let Them Scare You Elmer Davis Burlingame 1961
Dorothy Stimson Bullitt
Haley 1995
Donohue My Own Sotry Donahue 1979 The Funny Men
Steve Allen 1956
Fred Allen His Life and Wit
Taylor 1989
Did You Whittinghill This Morning
Dic k Whittinghill 1976
Edward R Murrow
and the birth of broadcast Journalism - Edwards
Empire
William Paley and the Making of CBS
Paaper
Feedback
Charles Payne
Edwin Armstrong: Man of High Fidelity
Lessing - 1956
Fifty Fabulous Years
H.V. Kaltenborn
1950
Did You Whittinghill This Moring
Dick Whittinghill 1976
Fessenden; Builder of Tomorrow
1940
Edward R Morrow
Edwards 2004
Father Coughlin of the Shrine of the Little Flower
Mugglebee 1933
Fridays With Red
(Red Barber)
Edwards 1993
 De Forest Biographies
Conqueror of Space:
Lee DeForest
Corneal - 1930
Father of Radio
Lee de Forest
1950
Electronics Pioneer: Lee DeForest
Levine - 1964 
Father of Radio
Autobiography of Lee de Forest - 1959
Lee de Forest
Wollheim
1962
 GHI
     
Good Evening Everybody Lowell Thomas
1976
His Typewrite Grew Spurs
Striker 1983
Hi-Ho Steverino
Steve Allen
1992
Hey Kemosabe!
Dan Ingram
By Chris Ingram 
Gordon McLendon
The Maverick of Radio
Garay
Hoop of Hooperatings
The story of C.E. Hooper
Frank Nye
1957
Head Heart & Heel (Uncle Don) Treadwell-1958
I Looked and Listened
Gross
First Edition - 1954
I Looked and I Listened
Ben Gross
Second Edition 1970
Genius at Riverhead
Harold Beverage
Wallen
1988
Good Evening, Everybody
Lowell Thomas
1976
Good Evening
Raymond Swing
 1964
In All His Glory
William Paley
Smith
The House that Jack Built:
Hal Jackson
Hi-Ho Steverino
Steve Allen 1992
I Was That Masked Man
Moore 1988
In All His Glory William Paley
Smith 1990
 JKL
     
Ladies and Gentlemen Easy Aces
Ace 1970
The Legacies of Edwin Howard Armstrong
Radio Club of America 1990
The Last Great Days of Radio
Woolley 1993
Lowell Thomas
History as you heard it.
1957
Long John Nebel
Bain - 1974
John Logie Baird and Television
Hallett 1978
Jack Benny
Mary L. Benny 1978
 MNO
     
Of Mikes and Men
 Smith
1948
Molly and Me Gertrude Berg
1961
Murray the K Tells it Like it Is - Murray Kaufman
1966
O. Wayne Rollins
An Authorized Biography
Rollins 1997
The Morrow Boys
Cloud & Olson 1996
Of Mikes and Men
Woodfin 1951
On The Air: Pioneers of American Broadcasting
Henderson 1988
On the Air in World War II
MacVane 1979
On the Radio: Harden & Weaver 1993 Maynard
Speece 1981
Microphone Memoirs
Harris 1937
On the Radio with Harden and Weaver
1983
 Marconi Biographies
       
Marconi's Atlantic Leap Bussey 1999
Marconi: Wireless on Cape Cod
Whatley 1987
Guglielmo Marconi and Radio
Parker 1994
Marconi and the Discovery of Wireless
Reade 1963
Marconi My Beloved
Marconi 1999
Signor Marconi's Magic Box Weightman 2003
Marconi: Father of Radio
Gunston
1965
My Father, Marconi
Degna Marconi
1962
Marconi
Pioneer of Radio
Douglas Coe  1961
Marconi; The Man and His Wireless.
Dunlap 1937
Gugliermo Marconi
Gunston
1970
Marconi
W. P. Jolly
1972
Whisper in the Air
Marconi: Canada Years
MacLeod - 1996
Marconi's Battle for Radio
Birch & Corfield
1996
Marconi
1956 - California
Dept. of Education
Pioneer of Radio
Coe 1943
 PQR
Radio Waves on the FM Dial
Jim Ladd -. 1991
Radio's 100 Men of Science
Dunlap 1946
El Rey de la TV
(the story of Goar Mestre)
Pablo Sirvén
1996
Radio's 100 Men of Science
Orrin Dunlap
1944
Playing in the FM Band
Post
1974
Reginald Fressenden
Radio's Forgotten Voice
Webb
Pennsylvania Radio
Charles Moore
Undated
Radio's Beautiful Day
Everett Mitchell
Crabb
1984
Prime Time
The Life of Edward R Murrow
Kendrick - 1969
Radio Priest: Charles Coughlin
Warren 1966
R. J. McElroy
Neymyer 1997
P.S. Jack Parr
Parr 1983
The Rush Limbaugh Story Colford 1993 Quivers A Life
Robin Quivers
1995
The Rise of The Goldbergs Berg
1931
 STU
       
Two Princes of Science
Edison and Marconi
Hudson
1908
Treadmill to Oblivion
Fred Allen 1954
Same Time Same Station
Lackman 1996
Salant CBS
Battle for the Soul of Broadcast Journalism
Salant 1999
Sunday Nights at Seven
The Jack Benny Story
1990
The Storytellers
Smith
 1995
Spins and Needles
Bill Mack
1970
This Was Radio
A Personal Memoir
Joseph Julian
Shrine of the Silver Dollar: Father Coughlin
Spivak 1940
Ten Years Before the Mike
Husing 1935
Tune in Tomorrow
Mary Jane Higby 1968
  Sarnoff Biographies
 
Putting Electrons to Work
David Sarnoff.
Tebbel - 1963
Looking Ahead
David Sarnoff
1968
Time Magazine
July 1951
Article about Sarnoff
David Sarnoff: Radio and TV Boy
Myers 1972
 
The Wisdom of Sarnoff and the World of RCA
Gutterman 1968
David Sarnoff
Lyons
1966
David Sarnoff: Radio
and TV Boy
Myers - 1972
The General: David Sarnoff 
Bilby - 1985
Wisdom Magazine
The Universe of David Sarnoff - 1958  
 TU
Two Princes of Science:
Edison & Marconi
Early 1900's
This Was Radio
Joseph Julian
1975
Trail Blazers
Short Bios
Zenith Radio Corp
1943
This is Norman Brokenshire
Brokenshire - 1954
Courtesy Jerry Clegg
The Taste of the Ashes
Bill Stern - 1959
Courtesy Jerry Clegg
 
Tune In Tomorrow
Mary Jane Higby
1966
Courtesy of Jerry Clegg
The Television Man John Baird
Rowland 1966
Take it Away, Sam
Bio of Sam Hubbard
Wing - 1938
Treadmill to Oblivion
Fred Allen 1954
 
 Tesla Biographies and Related Subjects
 
Tesla: The Modern Sorcerer
Stewart 
Tesla: Life & Times of
an Electric Messiah
Cawthorne
Niklola Tesla: Inventions, Researches & Writings
Martin 1995
Tesla: Man Out of Time
Cheney
1993
The Man Who Invented the 20th Century
Lomas - 1999
 VWXYZ
   
Zworykin Pioneer of Television
Abramson 1995
Winchell
Gabler 1994
Work in Progress Eisner 1998
You're On the Air
Graham McNamee
1926
The Wally Phillips People Book
1979
Winchell: His Life and Times
Klurfeld 1976
Vision Warrior: The hidden achievement of John Logie Baird
McArthur 1986
Yankee from the West
Wheeler 1962
Biographies and Perspectives