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Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio

1991
1h 53m
Documentary/History
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Cast

Jason Robards (Narrator)Red Barber (Self - Radio Announcer)Erik Barnouw (Self - Historian)Ken Bilby (Self - Biographer of David Sarnoff)John Barrymore (Hamlet)Bob Warren (This is Your Life Announcer Dr. Lee DeForrest episode)Orson Welles (Professor in War of the Worlds Broadcast)

Director

Ken Burns

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Synopsis

For 50 years, radio dominated the airwaves as the first mass medium. Ken Burns examines the lives of three men who shared the responsibility for its invention and early success.

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