Like radio listeners in many other cities its size, Greater Cincinnatians have kept their ears tuned to their local radio stations for music, news and entertainment for nearly a century. However, unlike those cities, Cincinnati enjoyed several unique broadcast stories ranging from some of the earliest forays into radio dramatics to the country’s first 500,000-watt superpower radio station.
Listeners were treated to several up-and-coming celebrities like Doris Day, Rosemary Clooney, Andy Williams and “Fats” Waller; the rise of three major communications corporations;
Highlights of the book include:
• Author donates a portion of the profits from the sale of the book to Media Heritage.
• Features numerous photographs never before published.
• Highlights many Cincinnati announcers, newscasters, bands, and musical acts.
• Includes a chapter on broadcasting Cincinnati’s sounds to rural areas.
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