Ure politics technology and ascinating anecdotes of the days We gain a real sense of life in the early days of radio the war years and the years that ollowed especially with respect to the sport but also with the cultural and economic influences that were so important I was especially hooked by detail on how the various technologies subtly changed over time and how that would impact the way it was used the birth of closed circuit and pay per view Also intriguing is the insight into how organized crime influenced both th. Manner in which the sport was presented to its public audience the exponential growth of those audiences and the influence radio and television had on the Black History: African Empires financial aspects of the sport including the selective use of radio and television and theinancial boom that the mediums createdThe Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television also assays radio and boxing during World War II the role of organized crime and the monopolistic practices
Wow This is some exceptional body of work The research is terrific If you are a serious boxing Life in Ancient Africa fan it isilled with golden nuggets of info if you are a media Kids Who are Changing the World: A Book from the Goodplanet Foundation fan or interested in the evolution of radio and television in the US it is a must Well done Reviewers have described Golden Age as riveting and absorbing and it is surely both The reader is drawn into the rich detail of the several different eras we travel through The evolution of Boxing and Media are woven into the context of these times in a tapestry of pop cult. Radio and television broadcasting were as important to the growth and popularity of boxing as it was to the reshaping of our very culture In The Golden Age of Boxing on Radio and Television Frederick V Romano explores the many roles that each medium played in both the development and the depiction of the sport Principal among the topics covered are the ever changing role of technology during theour decade plus period how it impacted the.
E sport and the media All the while we re immersed in so much of the texture of the times that it engages and moves along like the captivating tale that it really is Dempsey Tunney and Tex Rickard move through these pages alongside Don Dunphy Dean Martin Jerry Lewis and Joe Louis Fighters businessmen mobsters politicians and movie stars populate and bring life to this entertaining and informative walk through history Looks good but bought A Song For Cambodia for a Christmas present so cannot commenturther very interesting and well writte. Uring the television era Romano also presents a detailed account of announcers such as Don Dunphy and Ted Husing who brought the action to the listeners and viewers the many appearances that boxers including Jack Dempsey Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano made on radio and television when they were not in the ring and the mediums portrayal of the sport in an array of programming Africa (a True Book: The Seven Continents) from drama to comedy This is a must haveor all serious boxing an.