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Border Radio

Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves

by Gene Fowler

  • 370 Want to read
  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of Texas Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Radio,
  • Social Science,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Sociology,
  • Media Studies,
  • Radio - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / Mass Media,
  • Mexican-American Border Region,
  • Radio broadcasting

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages371
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9429144M
    ISBN 100292725353
    ISBN 109780292725355

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Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves, Revised Edition Paperback – Ma /5(26). Border Radio Paperback – December 1, by Gene Fowler (Author)5/5(6). This book traces the eventful history of border radio from its founding in the s by These mega-watt "border blaster" stations, set up just across the Mexican border to evade U.S.

regulations, beamed programming across the United States and as far away as South America, Japan, and Western Europe/5. This book traces the eventful history of border radio from its founding in the s by "goat-gland doctor" J.

Brinkley to the glory days of Wolfman Jack in the s. Before the Internet brought the world together, there was border radio. These mega-watt "border blaster" stations, set up just across the Mexican border to evade U.S.

regulations, beamed. These mega-watt "border blaster" stations, set up just across the Mexican border to evade U. regulations, beamed programming across the United States and as far away as South America, Japan, and Western Europe.

This book traces the eventful history of border radio from its founding in the s by "goat-gland doctor" J. Brinkley to the. Border Radio is the fascinating, colorful story of the powerful radio stations just across the Mexican border that commanded a nationwide audience from the s through the s.

Their signals were beamed to the United States with more thanwatts, and they could be heard on AM stations all across the country and even in South America. BORDER RADIO. The term "border radio" refers to the American broadcasting industry that sprang up on Mexico's northern border in the early s and flourished for half a century.

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Border Radio Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves, Revised Edition By Gene Fowler and Bill Crawford The eventful history of border radio, from its founding in the s by "goat-gland doctor" J. Brinkley to. This book traces the eventful history of border radio from its founding in the s by "goat-gland doctor" J.

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His previous books include Border Radio, Mystic Healers and Medicine Shows, and Crazy Water. Bill Crawford is a writer in Austin with an interest in Texas history. His previous books include Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves (cowritten with Gene Fowler) and Stevie Ray /5(72).

NPR's brings you news about books and authors along with our picks for great reads. Interviews, reviews, the NPR Bestseller Lists, New in Paperback and much more. The Mexican government, eager to get even with its northern neighbors for dividing up North America's radio frequencies without giving any to Mexico, granted Brinkley a 50,watt radio license and construction began on XER, his new "border blaster" across the bridge from Del Rio in Villa Acuña, Coahuila (since renamed Ciudad Acuña).Born: John Romulus Brinkley, July 8,Beta.

Crawford is co-author of the book, Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves. The book is called Border Radio: Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics, and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves.

Border Radio was able to focus on the period from in radio history. In this time it was very common for American radio personalities to cross the border into Mexico and broadcast their show from there. They. The history of notorious "border blaster" XERB is the stuff that legends are made of.

Born in a sleepy seaside village in the s, XERB grew up to be one of the most famous radio stations in the world, with a blowtorch signal that sent the voice of the fabled Wolfman Jack to all corners of the globe.

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book traces the eventful history of border radio from its founding in the s by "goat-gland doctor" J. Brinkley to the glory days of Wolfman Jack in the s.

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