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Science on the air : popularizers and personalities on radio and early television / Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette.

By: LaFollette, Marcel C. (Marcel Chotkowski).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago, ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, c2008Description: x, 314 p. : ill., facsims., ports. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780226467597 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226467597 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Science news -- United States -- History | Communication in science -- United States -- History | Radio -- United States -- History | Television -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification:
Contents:
Tuxedos and microphones -- The radio nature league -- Syndicating science -- Cooperative ventures -- Shifting ground -- A twist of the dial -- Facts and fictionalizations -- Adventuring with scientists -- Broadcasting the voice of the atom -- Illusions of actuality -- Epilogue : entertaining lessons.
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Book Science Museum London
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Science & Technology Studies Collection 001.92:93 LAFOLLETTE (Browse shelf) Available 2402425044

Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-294) and index.

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