Cat Whiskers and Talking Furniture: A Memoir of Radio and Television Broadcasting

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by John Rayburn

Cat Whiskers and Talking Furniture:  A Memoir of Radio and Television Broadcasting

Award winning journalist John Rayburn covered major news and sporting events for more than 60 years on radio and television. He offers here a witty and warm-hearted account of historic developments in seven decades of broadcasting, including recollections of Edward R. Murrow’s live broadcasts from London in World War II, the heyday of Little Orphan Annie and her secret decoder badges, and the early days of live (and sometimes flub-filled) television broadcasts.

The author’s often humorous conversations with such individuals as Bill Stern, Ronald Reagan, Rin Tin Tin, Burl Ives, Milton Berle and Jimmy Carter are an added bonus. Many photographs are included.

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Pages: 328


Sales Rank: 716015

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