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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
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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
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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.
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and Ratings

Books about radio and media research.
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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
 Newest Additions - The latest acquisitions
     
The Struggle for National Broadcasting in Canada
Weir 1965
Talking Radio
Keith 2001
 
  A
Advertising Age
Special edition
Radio at 75
1995
Armed Forces Radio And Television  Broadcast Guide 1961  The Australian Broadcasting Commission
Fehlberg - 1964
American Broadcasting
A Source Book
Lichty & Topping
1975
Arkansas Airwaves
Poindexter
1974  
A history of radio in pre-Castro Cuba
All About Amos 'n' Andy
Correll & Gosden
1939
Apuntes pára la Historia
(Radio History of Cuba)
Betancourt 1986
Annals
Radio: the Fifth Estate
1935
The Axis on the Air
Ettlinger - 1943
American Broadcasting
Lichty & Topping
1975
 
American Broadcasting: A Source Book
Lichty - 1975
The Airwaves of Zion
Radio and Religion in Appalachia
Dorgan 1993
Armstrong's Fight for FM Broadcasting
Erickson
1973
American Entertainment
A Unique History of Popular Show Business
Csida 1978
 
  B
Broadcasting Abroad
1934
Nat'l Advisory Council
Broadcasting from Within
C.A. Lewis 1924
Before Television: The Radio Years
Taylor 1979
Brief History of Radio
in Mexico (Spanish)
Mejía - 2007
Behind the Tube: A History of Broadcasting Technology & Business
Inglis 1990
  Barnow - History of Broadcasting in the UK
   
A Tower in Babel
Barnouw
1966
The Golden Web
Barnouw
1968
The Image Empire
Barnouw
1970
   
  C
Commercial Broadcasting Pioneer
WEAF
Banning 1946
Complete Encyclopedia of Television Programs 1947-1976 Vol. 1 Complete Encyclopedia of Television Programs 1947-1976 Vol. 2 CBS: The First 50 Years
Tony Chiu
CBS
Cavalcade of Broadcasting
Mitchell
197'0
       
The Communications Revolution
Gordon 1977
       
  D
 
A Decade of Radio Advertising
Hettinger  1933
The Daylighter
Documents about proposed 9 kHz Separation in the us
The Development of Commercial Radio in San Diego - Crane - 1977 The Death of Lord Haw Haw (Fictionalized)
 Rutledge-1940
 
  E
Eventful Decade
Cartoonist's version of James Petrillo - 1950
The Electric Word
The Rise of Radio
Schubert - 1928
Estamos en el Aire
Yepes
Stories of Venezuelan Radio
The Electric Word
The Rise of Radio
Schubert 1928
Encyclopedia of
Recorded Sound
Hoffman 1993
       
Empire of the Air
The Men Who Made Radio
Lewis 1991
       
  F
First Quarter Century of American Broadcasting
Shurick 1946
Forty Years of Advertising
N W Ayer - 1909
Farm Broadcasting
The First 60 Years
Baker - 1981
From Telegraphy to Television
Crawley - 1931
From Tin Foil to Stereo
Evolution of the Phonotraph
Read & Welch
 
Farm Broadcasting
The First 60 Years
Baker  1981
First Quarter Century of American Broadcasting
Shurick 1946
From Vaude to Video
Green & Laurie
1951
From Spark to Satellite
A History of Radio Communication
Leinwoll 1979
 
  G
The Golden Web
Barnouw
1968
The Great Radio Heroes
Harmon - 1967
Courtesy Jerry Clegg
The Golden Years of Broadcasting
Campbell -1976
The Great Television Race (American Television 1925-1941)
Udelson
History of Radio
Archer
1938
 H
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History of Radio to 1926
Gleason Archer
1938 
(Warning: inaccurate)
History of Radio In Puerto Rico / Historia de la Radio en Puerto Rico.
J.L Torregrosa - 1991
History of Radio in Mississippi
Histoire de la Radio
et de la Television
Miquel-1972
How Sweet it Was
Shulman - 1966
History of Wireless
Sarkar / Maillou /Oliner/Salazar/Sengupta
The History of Broadcasting in Maine
Thompson - 1990
His Master's Voice in America
General Electric
1991
History of Broadcasting in Japan
R&TVCRI
1967
A History of Wireless Telegraphy
Fahie 1901
   
  History of Wireless Telegraphy
1838-1899
Fahie - 1901
History of Wireless Telegraphy
Second Edition
1901
History of Broadcasting Radio and Television
Summers 1971
Hollywood & Broadcasting
From Radio To Cable
Hilmes
1990
 
  I
The Image Empire
Barnouw
1970
Inside ABC
Quinlan 1970
I Live on Air
Schechter & Anthony
1941
It Sounds Impossible
Slate - Cook
1963
Inventing American Broadcasting 1899-1922
Douglas
   
I Broadcast the Crisis
Kaltenborn
1938
I Looked & I Listened
Ben Gross
1970
It Sounds Impossible
Slate & Cook
1963
   
  J-K
         
         
  L
The Link with Home:
and the Germans Listened in.
2002
Legendary Pioneers of Black Radio
Gilberta Williams
Look Now, Pay Later
The Rise of Network Broadcasting
Bergreen 1980
   
  M
Music in Radio Broadcasting
Chase - 1946 
Men Against Distance
Floherty
1954
The Musicians and Petrillo
Leiter - 1953
The-Magic-Spark-1973-Walker Magic Dials
Lowell Thomas
1939 - Illustrated
The Mighty Music Box
De Long
198
Masters of Space
Walter Kellog
1917
The Miracle of Radio
Henslow
1946
Miracle of the Airwaves
Herron
1969
Magic Dials
The Story of Radio & Television
Lowell Thomas 1939
     
A History of the Marconi Company
Baker 1971
The Mighty Music Box the Golden Age of Musical Radio
DeLong 1980
     
  N
       
The Networks
Reel -1979
       
  O
 Old Fashioned
Revival Hour
Wright - 1940
On the Air - The Story of Radio.
Floherty
1937 
On the Air
Floherty
1937
The Outline of Radio
Hogan
1925
Old Wires and New Waves
Harlow 1936
       
One Nation Under Television
MacDonald 2nd 1990
       
  P-Q
A Pictorial History of Radio In Canada
Stewart
1965
The Power Behind the Microphone
Eckersley - 1941  
A Pictorial History of Television
Settel & Laas 1969
Pictorial History of Radio
Settel
1960 Edition 
Pictorial History of Radio
Settel
1967 Edition  
   
A Pictorial History of Television
Blum - 1959
Remember Radio
Lackman
1970
The Panic Broadcast
Koch
1970
   
  R
The Radio Industry:
The Story of its Development - 1928

Introduction by David Sarnoff
Advertising Age
Special edition
Radio at 75
1995
The Radio Decade
RCA
1930 
Dunlap's Radio & Television Almanac
Orrin Dunlap
1951
Rocking America
Sklar
1984
La Radio Antes
de la T.V.
Agular - 1991
Radio Radio
Radio in Ireland
1988
Radiodifusion en la Mitad del Mundo
San Félix - 1992
Radio Ink's
 "Radio 75th Birthday"
1995
Report on Blacklisting
Part II: Radio and TV
Cogley - 1954
RCA 30 Years of Pioneering and Progress
1949
Radio's Golden Age
Buxton & Owen - 1967
La Radio en Mendoza
Mendoza, Argentina
2018
Radio's Golden Years
Encyclopedia of Radio Programs
Terrace
Remember Television
Lackman
1971
RCA; A historical Perspective
1984
Radio: Miracle of the 20th Century
1922
Raised on Radio
Nachman
Radio's Conquest of Space
McNicol
1946
Radio Round the World
Haslett
1934
 
Radio! Radio!
Jonathan Hill
1986
2nd Edition
Radio and Television in Cuba
Salwen 1994
Radio Voices
Hilemes
1997
Radio Comedy
Wertheim - 1979
 
  S
The Story of Broadcasting
1924 - Burroughs 
The Story of Radio
Orrin Dunlap 1935
The Story of Radio
Ladybird Children's book
1968
Stay Tuned
Sterling & Kitross
1978 . 2nd Edition
Star Spangled Radio
Kirby & Harris
1948
     
Sky Waves
Far East Broadcasting Co.
Ledyard - 1963
The Sound and the Story
(NPR)
Looker - 1995
  T
 
Television - Seeing by Wireless
1926 - Dinsdale
A Tower in Babel
Barnouw
1966
Twenty-Five Years of British Broadcasting
By the BBC 1947
Towers to Eternity
Freed
1967
Tune In Yesterday
Dunning - 1976
Television: The First 50 Years
Greenfield
This is CBC
1946
10th Anniversary
This Thing Called Broadcasting
Goldsmith
1930
This Is London...
Hibbard
1951
Television Baird
Margaret Baird
1973
   
Televisionaries
(Story of Public Television)}
Robertson
Television and Radio
Tyler
1961
A Thirty-Year History of Programs Carried on National Radio Networks in the United States:1926-1956    
  U-V
Voices in the Air
Downes & Harcourt
1976
Voice Under Every Palm
(Story of ELWA)
Reed
1968
Voices on the Wind
Early Radio in Oklahoma
Allen
Understanding Broadcasting
2nd Edition
Foster - 1978
Understanding Broadcasting
Foster - 1978
  W-X-Y-Z
You as a Broadcast Employee  War on the Short Wave
Graves - 1941
We´ll Have More Music Right After the News
Herbert
Who Was That Masked Man
Rothel - 1976
Why America Leads In radio
RCA 1922