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A new book examines the history of Public Broadcasting

book cover of Shadow of the New Deal: The Victory of Public Broadcasting by Josh Shepperd
Jeff Williams

A new book chronicles the origin of public broadcasting as it grew out of the fledgling days of radio and TV in the 1920’s and 30’s.

Josh Shepperd is an assistant professor at the University Colorado Boulder and the Director of the Sound Submission Project at the Library of Congress. He talked with WSIU's Jeff Williams about his book “Shadow of the New Deal: The Victory of Public Broadcasting."

Jeff Williams is the Associate Director for Radio and Station Manager for WSIU Radio. Jeff is a native of southern Illinois and has been in broadcasting for 30 years. Contact WSIU Radio at 618-453-6101 or email wsiuradio@wsiu.org
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