History of Talk Radio

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Like it or not, talk radio is here to stay. See how it began and what it's become in this lively presentation spotlighting the genre's pioneers and current practitioners. Featuring howard stern, rush limbaugh, don imus and larry king.


Studio Kultur
SKU 40715025
UPC 032031174597
UPC 14 00032031174597
Format DVD
Release Date 6/28/2005
Rating NR
Editors Note
Note Marvin Scott hosts this examination of the phenomenon known as talk radio. On-air personalities including Larry King, Rush Limbaugh, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Alan Berg, G. Gordon Liddy and "King of All Media," Howard Stern, are profiled.
Plot Summary
Summary From its pioneering days to its controversial present, talk radio has shaken American culture in profound ways.| "The History of Talk Radio" chronicles the quickest growing format in radio today. By uncovering tidbits about the business and through archival footage of such influential gabbers as Joe Pyne and Barry Gray, the filmmakers illustrate the origins of this brand of broadcasting.| Several of today's most popular personalities -- Larry King, Bob Grant, Dr. Laura Schlessinger, Oliver North, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Morton Downey Jr. and G. Gordon Liddy -- comment on radio, past and present.| This documentary finally points to the possibilities of the medium's future. It covers celebrities Howard Stern and Rush Limbaugh, both of whom have parleyed their radio fame into multimedia empires.
Cast & Crew
Dr. Laura Schlessinger - Featured
Morton Downey Jr. - Featured
Howard Stern - Featured
Rush Limbaugh - Featured
Barry Gray - Featured
Bob Grant - Featured
Dr. Ruth Westheimer - Featured
Sally Jessy Raphael - Featured
Larry King - Featured
G. Gordon Liddy - Featured
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1999
Catalog ID 1745
UPC 00032031174597
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 60 minutes
Color B&W and Color
Original Language English
Available Audio Tracks English
Product Attributes
Actor Scott,Marvin
Label Kultur
Music Format DVD
Video Format DVD

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