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The History of Radio

Course number : HS115   
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Radio—it’s never out of style. This class will take a nostalgic look back at radio’s impact on American life over nearly a century—from fireside chats to the Lone Ranger to Rock n’ Roll, and beyond. We’ll listen to early broadcasts and watch video from the Big Bands and the Grand Ole Opry. Radio’s development has been amazing. We’ll discover how Top 40 began, why FM eclipsed AM, what happened when the transistor came along, and the growing current popularity of internet radio. Come turn the dial with us as we explore America’s foremost musical and dramatic influence.

Class Details

8 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus

Anthony Moon 



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Registration Closes On
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 @ 12:00 AM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/15/2020 - 3/4/2020 Weekly - Wed 1:00 PM - 2:20 PM Sarasota, OLLI - Ringling College Museum Campus  Map Anthony Moon