Radio Goes to War

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Date(s) - Wednesday, November 11, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 


Baltimore County Public Library Virtual Event

World War II was the first war in history to receive almost continuous coverage on radio. This presentation examines how radio rose to the challenge of life during wartime, with sound clips from news broadcasts, presidential speeches, entertainment shows, programs designed to boost morale (both at home and among the armed forces) and more! Presented by Steve Darnell, writer and radio historian and the host of “Radio’s Golden Age” and “Those Were the Days.” Registration closes one hour before the start of the program. A valid email address is needed at registration to send a Zoom link to the program 30 minutes before scheduled start.

*Registration is required for this event:
https://www.bcpl.info/events-and-programs/list.html#!/188433