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8,465.  A radio play that convinced America that Martians were invading.  (Alien & Mars & Radio)  Days that Shook the World s1e11: Marconi/Concorde

 

8,466.  October 30th 1938 ... The United States of America is listening to the radio.  It’s the day before Halloween.  Ten million radio sets have been sold since last year.  Radio is a phenomenon.  (Alien & Mars & Radio)  ibid.

 

8,467.  CBS Studio, New York 7:25 p.m.  Yet to be a famous name Wells is already turning heads in the theatrical world.  He has been writing and directing since the age of ten.  (Alien & Mars & Radio)  ibid.

 

8,468.  Within two hours Orson Wells will be a household name.  (Alien & Mars & Radio)  ibid.

 

8,469.  He made a radical suggestion: the story should be presented as a series of news flashes ... For the next seven minutes listeners start turning their dials ... By now over a million people are panicking by their radios.  (Alien & Mars & Radio)  ibid.

 

8,470.  News of the panic spread around the world.  (Alien & Mars & Radio)  ibid.

 

 

72,910.  Two fakes that shook the world: a radio play that convinced America the Martians were landing, and the publication of the diaries of Adolf Hitler.  The biggest gamble in the history of journalism.  (Fiction & Diary & Radio)  Days that Shook the World: Fact or Fiction

 

 

86,280.  The sending of the first wireless message across the Atlantic.  Days that Shook the World: Marconi/Concorde

 

86,281.  Electro-magnetic radio waves.  They were discovered in 1886 by the German physicist Heinrich Hertz.  ibid.

 

86,282.  Marconi’s already in the public eye.  He’s been nicknamed by the press the Wonderful Wizard of Wireless.  ibid.

 

86,283.  The scale of his ambition is completely unprecedented.  ibid.

 

86,284.  For the first time in history a radio signal is bridging two continents.  ibid.

 

 

8,739.  Drake reasoned that if aliens were transmitting radio signals of their own we might be able to detect them.  (Alien & Radio)  Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson, Nova: Origins: Where are the Aliens? 

 

 

20,311.  I am a ham radio operator and I think I may be overhearing a robbery in progress.  (GBH Films & Robbery & Bank & Radio)  The Bank Job 2008 starring Jason Statham & Saffron Burrows & Richard Lintern & James Faulkner & Stephen Campbell Moore & Daniel Mays & Alki David & David Suchet & Georgia Taylor & Michael Jibson & Peter Bowles et al, director Roger Donaldson 

 

 

20,678.  I just killed your fucking radio.  (GBH Films & Radio)  Do the Right Thing 1989 starring Spike Lee & Ossie Davis & Danny Aiello & Ruby Dee & Steve Park & Bill Nunn & Richard Edson & Giancarlo Esposito & John Turturro & Samuel L Jackson & Rosie Perezet et al, director Spike Lee, Sal

 

 

27,034.  Broadsword to Danny Boy.  (World War II & Radio)  Where Eagles Dare 1968 starring Clint Eastwood & Richard Burton & Mary Ure & Patrick Wymark & Michael Hordern & Donald Houston & Peter Barkworth & William Squire & Robert Beatty et al, director Brian G Hutton, radio transmissions

 

 

28,929.  Radios become the country’s most popular item.  (United States & Radio)  America: The Story of the US: Bust   

 

 

30,408.  From the start radio captured the public imagination.  (Great Britain & England & Radio)  David Dimbleby, Seven Ages of Britain: Age of Ambition

 

 

31,445.  Radio was at its rudest in Round the Horne.  (England & Great Britain & Comedy & Radio)  Rude Britannia III: You’ve Never Had It So Rude 3/3

 

 

34,781.  It’s not true I had nothing on.  I had the radio on.  (Monroe & Radio)  Marilyn Monroe

 

 

44,764.  First radio, then television, have assaulted and overturned the privacy of the home, the real American privacy, which permitted the development of a higher and more independent life within democratic society.  (Television & Radio)  Allan Bloom, The Closing of the American Mind p58

 

 

44,889.  Radio 4 is one of the smuggest radio stations out.  (Media & Radio)  Andy Thomas: The Age of Media Smugness, Alternative View III 

 

 

59,497.  Today, Vatican Radio employs nearly four hundred people ... Nearly 1/12th of its entire budget.  (Vatican & Radio)  Secret Access: The Vatican

 

 

86,272.  We’re going to be talking to Jeremy Cunt [Hunt] the Culture Secretary.  BBC Radio’s James Naughtie, 2010

 

 

86,273.  Sorry for the delay but I’ve just discovered a technical hitch.  Terry-Thomas, DJ improvisation routine

 

 

86,274.  We underrated the prestige of radio at that moment.  Orson Welles

 

 

86,275.  He [Thomas Edison] hated the radio and thought it had no future.  Horizon: The Wizard Who Spat on the Floor 1972

 

 

86,276.  Radio and television … have succeeded in lifting the manufacture of banality out of the sphere of handicraft and placed it in that of a major industry.  (Radio & Television)  Nathalie Sarraute, Times Literary Supplement 10th June 1960

 

 

86,278.  The radio makes hideous sounds.  Bob Dylan

 

 

86,279.  Beware of the radio if you want to improve your mind.  Georges Duhamel, In Defense of Letters 1937

 

 

40,128.  For those of you watching who do not have television sets, live commentary is on Radio 2.  (Football & Commentary & Radio)  David Coleman

 

 

40,248.  What I said to them at half-time would be unprintable on the radio.  (Football & Radio)  Gerry Francis

 

 

99,911.  There’s a radio commercial that says a certain diet pill works three times faster than starvation.  (Comedy & Radio & Advertising & Diet & Starvation)  George Carlin, When Will Jesus Bring The Pork Chops? 

 

 

107,984.  ‘Scum Nazi filth trash garbage maggots.’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  The Alex Jones Deception, 2017, Alex 

 

107,985.  ‘Stop being weak!’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  ibid.

 

107,986.  ‘People who practise this kind of broadcasting and claim to be an American patriot do nothing but discredit all of us eventually; it’s wrong.’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  ibid.  Bill Cooper

 

107,987.  ‘Get into gold today, folks.’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  ibid.  Alex

 

107,988.  ‘The government is gang-raping us.’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  ibid.

 

107,989.  ‘Bernie Sanders is as dumb as a steaming pile of dog crap.’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  ibid.

 

107,990.  ‘I’m ready to die for Trump.’  (Criticism & Conspiracy & Radio)  ibid.  

 

 

111,374.  Everyone knows the story of Radio Caroline and the swinging-sixties DJs whose rebellious buccaneering on the high seas led to the birth of Radio 1.  But there’s another pirate radio story; a story you don’t know.  One that played out on the rooftops of inner-city Britain in the Thatcher years.  The Last Pirates: Britain’s Rebel DJs, BBC 2017

 

111,375.  ‘Pirates I have no time for and I think we should crack down on them as hard as we can.’  ibid.  Leon Brittan

 

111,376.  Britain’s greatest generation of pirate radio broadcasters took on the establishment and totally changed the face of UK pop-music culture for ever.  ibid.

 

111,377.  The DTI could barely keep up with them.  So the government decided it was time to make peace by giving them what they wanted – a chance to be legal … Without any explanation the government pulled the plug.  ibid.  

 

111,378.  In 1988 the government finally bowed to the inevitable.  ibid.  

 

111,379.  Feeling betrayed once again, many of the pirates including LWR went back to broadcasting illegally.  But Kiss held out.  ibid.  

 

 

112,143.  The War of the Worlds CBS Radio Broadcast 30th October 1938: The War of the Worlds was a one-hour radio drama … It was an adaptation of H G Well’s novel of the same name.  (Hoax & Radio)  History’s Greatest Hoaxes s1e4: War of the Worlds

 

 

114,636.  ‘Radio, of course, Goebbels thought as the supreme method, or instrument, of propaganda.’  (World War II & Propaganda & Radio)  Terry Charman, historian Imperial War Museum, cited Secrets of War s1e45: Nazi Propaganda