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Monitor (Take 2) : The Revised, Expanded Inside Story of Network Radio's Greatest Program
by Dennis Hart


Overview - For two decades starting in 1955, millions of Americans spent their weekends listening to an extraordinary radio program--NBC's "Monitor,"

Running continuously from Saturday morning through Sunday night, "Monitor" featured big-name hosts like Dave Garroway, Hugh Downs, Gene Rayburn, Ed McMahon, Henry Morgan, Barry Nelson, Joe Garagiola, Bill Cullen, Jim Lowe and Murray the K--all broadcasting from mammoth studios called "Radio Central."

"Monitor" spotlighted a galaxy of feature reporters such as Arlene Francis, Gene Shalit, Bob Considine and Mel Allen.  Read more...


 
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Overview
For two decades starting in 1955, millions of Americans spent their weekends listening to an extraordinary radio program--NBC's "Monitor,"

Running continuously from Saturday morning through Sunday night, "Monitor" featured big-name hosts like Dave Garroway, Hugh Downs, Gene Rayburn, Ed McMahon, Henry Morgan, Barry Nelson, Joe Garagiola, Bill Cullen, Jim Lowe and Murray the K--all broadcasting from mammoth studios called "Radio Central."

"Monitor" spotlighted a galaxy of feature reporters such as Arlene Francis, Gene Shalit, Bob Considine and Mel Allen. Comedy came from Bob and Ray, Nichols and May and Ernie Kovacs--and "Miss Monitor" gave her unforgettable weather forecasts.

This is the vastly expanded, revised edition of Dennis Hart's inside look at "Monitor," Included are doz

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780595281770
  • ISBN-10: 059528177X
  • Publisher: iUniverse
  • Publish Date: June 2003
  • Page Count: 300
  • Dimensions: 9.08 x 6.08 x 0.78 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.02 pounds


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