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1.
We Interrupt This Broadcast : Relive the Events That Stopped Our Lives...from the Hindenburg to the Death of Princess Diana
by Joe Garner, et al


Sourcebooks Trade
Hardcover - 168 pages
Book & Cd edition (October 1998)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Beginning with the explosion of the dirigible Hindenburg in 1937, this book and double-CD collection of audio broadcasts recalls a series of dramatic events so urgent that they interrupted regularly scheduled broadcasting in America. The text of this package includes capsule explanations of such... Read more

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Paul Harvey's the Rest of the Story
by Paul, Jr. Harvey, Paul Aurandt


Bantam Books
Paperback
Reissue edition (August 1, 1984)


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5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
Paul Harvey is the most listened-to radio personality in America. Millions of loyal listeners tune in every week to hear his unique blend of news and views. Now, in Paul Harvey's The Rest Of The Story you'll find eighty-two astonishing true stories of the famous and infamous, the outrageous and the... Read more

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The 60 Greatest Old-Time Radio Shows of the 20th Century selected by Walter Cronkite
by Smithsonian Collecti Csrads 4411, et al


Radio Spirits, Inc.
Audio Cassette
Cst Audio edition (October 1, 1999)


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3.5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
It is with great pride that Radio Spirits has teamed with Walter Cronkite in selecting The 60 Greatest Old Time Radio Shows of the 20th century. You'll hear Orson Welles' legendary "War of the World's", Abbott and Costello's famous "Who's on First?" routine, Jack Benny's hilarious "Money or Your... Read more

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Waiting for the Mountain to Move : Reflections on Work and Life
by Charles Handy


Jossey-Bass
Hardcover - 176 pages
Reprint edition (March 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist April 1, 1999
Here in the U.S., Britisher Handy has often been compared to Peter Drucker. Both are touted as management gurus with a worldwide following, and both are prolific writers. Handy is the author of such books as The Hungry Spirit (1998), The Age of Paradox (1994), and The Age of Unreason (1989). Often... Read more

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The Best of Npr : Eyewitness to History
by National Public Radio


Time Warner Audio Books
Audio Cassette
(September 1998)


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5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
The audio essays here bring history to life as no written work could do. The voices of American men and women describing great events of this century as they knew them transport us to times and places that on paper can seem only distant by comparison. We learn firsthand from a Jewish athlete of the... Read more

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Raised on Radio : In Quest of the Lone Ranger, Jack Benny
by Gerald Nachman(Preface)


Pantheon Books
Hardcover - 535 pages
(November 1998)


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3.5 out of 5 stars
The New York Times Book Review, Ruth Bayard Smith
Clearly Nachman ... did extensive research and conducted many interviews, and he has spared the reader few of his findings. Read more

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On the Air : The Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio
by John Tune in Yesterday Dunning


Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Hardcover - 840 pages
(May 1998)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From Booklist September 1, 1998
As he did in Tune in Yesterday: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Old-Time Radio (Prentice Hall, 1976), Dunning here provides a storehouse of information about the people and programs of radio's Golden Age (1930s, 1940s, 1950s). The storehouse, however, has been thoroughly remodeled and refurbished. The... Read more

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Mother Father Uncle Aunt : Stories from Lake Wobegon
by Garrison Keillor(Reader)


HighBridge Company
Audio Cassette
(November 1997)


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5 out of 5 stars
From AudioFile
Recorded collections of Keillor's monologues from broadcasts of "A Prairie Home Companion" have an engaging common thread. These pieces drop in on the lives of families, as seen from different points of view, including both grown child and parent. In "Children Will Break Your Heart," Keillor follows... Read more

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A Haircut in Horse Town : And Other Great Car Talk Puzzlers
by Tom Magliozzi, et al


Perigee
Paperback - 160 pages
Vol 1 (September 1999)


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5 out of 5 stars
Book Description
PUZZLER #1: What's the hottest show on National Public Radio, and why should you care?

ANSWER: Car Talk, because they've finally put their world-famous Puzzlers into a brain-teasing book!

For the past decade, the outrageous hosts of NPR's Car Talk have amused, befuddled and perplexed radio listeners... Read more

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The Best of Npr : Public Laughter [ABRIDGED]

Time Warner Audio Books
Audio Cassette
Abridged edition (January 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
From AudioFile
NPR columnist and host of "Weekly Edition" Neal Conan hosts this collection of some of the most entertaining and memorable interviews, commentaries and reports that have aired on various National Public Radio programs. PUBLIC LAUGHTER is a wonderful collection of humorous pieces, including "Fresh... Read more

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A Prairie Home Companion 25th Anniversary
by Garrison Keillor(Performer)


Penguin Audiobooks
Audio Cassette
4 Audio Cassettes/Live Broadcasts edition (July 1999)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com Audiobook Review
It's been 25 years since Garrison Keillor first began charming audiences with the goings-on of the strong women, good-looking men, and above-average children in his mythical Minnesota town. Keiller's storytelling alchemy (part literary orchestra, part gossip), gentle humor, and deadpan (or is that... Read more

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Voiceovers: Putting Your Mouth Where The Money Is
by Chris Douthitt, Tom Wiecks (Editor)


Grey Heron Books
Paperback - 299 pages
(April 1997)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
Midwest Book Review
There's relatively little information available on this form of making money, so Douthitt's title is especially valuable to any who have heard about voice-over potentials. Tom Wiecks edits a fine guide which covers not only money-making potentials, but the mechanics of how voice-over operates. From... Read more

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The Laugh Crafters: Comedy Writing in Radio and TV's Golden Age (Vintage Comedy Series)
by Jordan R. Young


Past Times Pub Co
- 351 pages
(February 1999)


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4.5 out of 5 stars
Leonard Maltin, Entertainment Tonight, 10/98
"There's a lot of show-business history here that might otherwise be lost. What a boon for show-biz buffs and comedy students alike." Read more

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
by Arthur Conan, Sir Doyle


Bantam Books-Audio
Audio Cassette
Vol 1 Cassette edition (October 1996)


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Avg. Customer Review:
4.5 out of 5 stars
From AudioFile
This new entry in a series prepared for BBC is a full-cast dramatization with background music and sound effects. Four of Doyle's original stories are presented: "The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb," "The Adventure of the Copper Beeches," " The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor," and "The Adventure... Read more

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The Big Show : Inside Espn's Sportscenter
by Keith Olberman, et al

Publisher Out Of Stock
Pocket Books
Hardcover - 308 pages
(June 1997)

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4.5 out of 5 stars
ESPN, the network that revolutionized the way we watch sports, has long been associated with terrific sports reporting. And no hour on ESPN is more popular than SportsCenter, a.k.a. "The Big Show." With their typical wise-guy flair, the celebrated tandem of cohosts, Keith Olbermann and Dan... Read more

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The Mobile Dj Handbook : How to Start and Run a Profitable Mobile Disc Jockey Service
by Stacy Zemon


Focal Press
Paperback - 160 pages
(June 1997)


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4 out of 5 stars
Book Description
* Expert advice, practical tips, and creative strategies * Everything you need to know to be successful and profitable * Useful to both the novice and the experienced professional Read more

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See You on the Radio
by Charles Osgood


Putnam Pub Group (T)
Hardcover - 256 pages
(October 1999)


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From AudioFile
Those who enjoy "The Osgood Files" on CBS radio will find familiar stuff in this brief collection from that popular feature. Charles Osgood's gentle, bemused style of brief human interest stories and doggerel poetry remains a favorite, not only of the public, but of his colleagues, who never tire of... Read more

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Word of Mouth : A Guide to Commercial and Animation Voice-Over Excellence
by Susan Blu, Molly Ann Mullin


Pomegranate Pr
Audio Cassette
Bk&cassett edition (March 1998)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Synopsis
Voice-overs, the audio portions of radio and TV commercials, can be an exciting and lucrative career for anyone who can master the technique. This book and accompanying tape explains everything one needs to know to do effective voice-overs and get jobs in this field. Read more

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The Best of Npr : Biography & Autobiography
by Richard Feynman, et al


Time Warner Audio Books
Audio Cassette
Cassette edition (March 1998)


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3 out of 5 stars
Amazon.com
Biographies, says NPR commentator Neil Conan, are well suited to radio, "the perfect medium for storytelling." There really is something about the immediacy of the spoken word that makes the lives of the 10 extraordinary people we meet here capture the imagination--and renders their humanity clear... Read more

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The Complete Star Wars Trilogy : Star Wars, the Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi : Twenty-Nine Episodes on Fifteen Compact Discs

HighBridge Company
Audio CD
(November 1996)


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Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Audio/Video Shopper, February 1997
Let's face it: Most movies today struggle to fill their two hours with engaging scenes, and only that rarest of stories is rich enough of yield several hours of solid entertainment. But the Star Wars Trilogy [brought to you by HighBridge Audio] even stripped of its landmark visuals and reformatted... Read more

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A Prairie Home Companion 25th Anniversary
by Garrison Keillor(Performer)


HighBridge Company
Audio CD
4 Compact Discs/Live Broadcasts edition (July 1999)


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Synopsis
The colorful inhabitants of Lake Wobegon come to life in a collection of whimsical monologues and tales by the creator of the remarkably successful radio show, "A Prairie Home Companion." Read by Garrison Keillor. --This text refers to the audio cassette edition of this title Read more

22.   Eeny Meeny Murder Mo [UNABRIDGED]
by Rex Stout, Cbc Full Cast Production (Narrator)


Dh Audio
Audio Cassette
unabridged edition (February 1999)


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Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella, But Don't Get a Mouthful of Rain : The Joey Reynolds Story
by Joey Reynolds


Hatherleigh Pr
Hardcover - 172 pages
(March 2000)


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5 out of 5 stars
Soupy Sales
Joey's a great talent....This book is as exciting as his show is. Read more

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The Storytellers : From Mel Allen to Bob Costas : Sixty Years of Baseball Tales from the Broadcast Booth
by Curt Smith


IDG Books Worldwide
Paperback - 288 pages
100 edition


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4.5 out of 5 stars
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Curt Smith takes a stunningly simple idea and executes it in an obvious format: assemble the Homers of baseball and let them rip. The result is an oral history of the game delivered with the crispness and color of the voices in the broadcast booth whose day--and night--job is to bring us the game.... Read more

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Garrison Keillor's Comedy Theater
by Garrison Keillor


HighBridge Company
Audio Cassette
(May 1997)


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4 out of 5 stars
From AudioFile
Add this recording of skits and songs to your collection of prized recordings from "A Prairie Home Companion." Keillor's infectious humor and good writing, and a talented cast, make a program old and young can enjoy. A particular treat in this set is a "bonus" tape from one of Keillor's Joke Shows.... Read more

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