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Radio broadcasting in the United States is a major mass medium. Unlike radio in most other countries, American radio has historically relied ... Radio broadcasting became popular in the 1920s, alongside the new film industry. The arrival of ...

www.american-historama.org/1913-1928-ww1-prohibition-era/radio-1920s.htm

Find a summary, definition and facts about the 1920's Radio for kids. History ... The United States Radio Industry began in 1913 when American engineer, Edwin ...

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Emergence of Radio in the 1920s and its Cultural Significance ... Between 1923 and 1930, 60 percent of American families purchased radios. Families gathered ...

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Commercial radio in America had humble beginnings. Frank Conrad, an engineer for Westinghouse, set up an amateur radio station above his garage in a ...

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With the advent of commercial broadcasting in the 1920s, wireless became radio —the must-have device that millions purchased for their living rooms to hear ...

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Apr 8, 2011 ... Within two years, the number of new radio stations surged as did the demand for radio receivers. The American way of life transcended to a ...

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An excerpt from Radio's America: The Great Depression and the Rise of Modern ... By the end of the 1920s, many people who only a few decades earlier would ...

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In 1925, the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) released statistics ... Dictionary of the 1920s (1988), James S. Olson notes that sales of radio went from $60 ...

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In the mid-1920s, a typical radio set cost about $150. ... He knew little about sports, but his vibrant baritone soon became familiar to millions of Americans.

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May 31, 2007 ... November 2, 1920: KDKA, the first commercial radio station in the United States, goes on the air in Pittsburgh. July 1, 1941: WBNT, the first ...