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Talk Radio’s America

How an Industry Took Over a Political Party That Took Over the United States

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$29.95 • £26.95 • €27.95

ISBN 9780674185012

Publication Date: 08/13/2019


368 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Introduction
  • 1. The Colossus Rises
  • 2. With Talent on Loan from God
  • 3. Media That Sounds Like Us
  • 4. Necessity, Mother of Invention
  • 5. The New Republican King
  • 6. Bill Clinton, Talk Radio Innovator
  • 7. Stopping Legislation in Its Tracks
  • 8. The Political Earthquake
  • 9. Everything Changes
  • 10. The Democrats Wake Up
  • 11. Talk Radio Takes Over Television—and Tries to Impeach a President
  • 12. Money Propels Talk Radio to the Right
  • 13. Talk Radio in the 2000s: Big Changes for the Medium and for Politics
  • 14. The Parties Go Their Own Ways
  • 15. Disgruntled but Still Loyal—Unless You’re a Moderate
  • 16. The Titans of Talk 1 – Bipartisanship 0
  • 17. Never a Republican Puppet
  • 18. The Conservative Media Empire
  • 19. I Hope He Fails
  • 20. The Relationship Sours
  • 21. Hunting RINOs
  • 22. Trying (and Failing) to Govern
  • 23. Turning the Power Structure Upside Down
  • 24. The President That Talk Radio Made
  • 25. The Big Picture
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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