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Books, Articles and Dissertations 

Aitken, Hugh G. J., The Continuous Wave: Technology and American Radio, 1900-1932. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1985. 

Barnouw, Erik, The Golden Web: A History of Broadcasting in the United States, Vol. II- 1933 to 1953. New York: Oxford University Press, 1968. 

Beals, Carleton, The Coming Struggle for Latin America. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott and Co., 1938. 

Boyd, Douglas A., “The Pre-History of the Voice of America,” Public Telecommunications Review, Vol. 2, No. 6, p. 38-45. 

Browne, Donald R., “The Voice of America: Policies and Problems,” Journalism Monographs, No. 43 (1976). 

Craig, Douglas B. Fireside Politics: Radio and Political Culture in the United States, 1920-1940. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. 

Deihl, E. Roderick, “South of the Border: The NBC and CBS Radio Networks and the Latin American Venture, 1930-1942,” Communication Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 4 (Fall 1977), p. 2-12. 

Douglas, Susan J., Inventing American Broadcasting 1899-1922. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1987. 

Dryer, Sherman H., Radio in Wartime.  New York: Greenberg, 1942. 

Fejes, Fred, “The U. S. in Third World Communications: Latin America 1900-1945,” Journalism Monographs, No. 86, 1983. 

Fejes, Fred, Imperialism, Media, and the Good Neighbor: New Deal Foreign Policy and United States Shortwave Broadcasting to Latin America. Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing, 1986. 

Fox, Elizabeth, ed., Media and Politics in Latin America: The Struggle for Democracy. London: Sage Publications, 1988. 

Gilderhaus, Mark T., Pan American Visions: Woodrow Wilson in the Western Hemisphere 1913-1921.  Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 1986. 

Headrick, Daniel R., The Invisible Weapon: Telecommunications and International Politics, 1851-1945. London: Oxford University Press, 1991. 

Headrick, Daniel R., “Shortwave Radio and Its Impact on International Telecommunications Between the Wars,” History and Technology, vol. 11, no. 1, 1994, p. 21-34. 

Hughes, Brady A., “Owen D. Young and American Foreign Policy, 1919-1929,” Ph.D. diss., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1969. 

Lowenthal, Abraham F., ed., Exporting Democracy: The United States and Latin America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991. 

McChesney, Robert W., Telecommunications, Mass Media, and Democracy: The Battle for Control of U.S. Broadcasting, 1928-1935.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1993. 

Paper, Lewis J., Empire: William S. Paley and the Making of CBS. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1987. 

Phipps, Steven P., “The Commercial Development of Short Wave Radio in the United States, 1920-1926,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television, Vol. 11, No. 3, (1991), p. 215-228. 

Pierce, Robert N., Keeping the Flame: Media and Government in Latin America. New York: Hastings House, 1979. 

Piersen, Robert William, The Voice of America: An History of the International Broadcasting Activities of the United States Government 1940-1962.  New York: Arno Press, 1979. 

Pike, Frederick B., FDR’s Good Neighbor Policy: Sixty Years of Generally Gentle Chaos.  Austin: University of Texas Press, 1995. 

Rolo, Charles J., Radio Goes to War: The “Fourth Front.”  New York: Putnam and Sons, 1942. 

Rosen, Philip T., The Modern Stentors: Radio Broadcasters and the Federal Government, 1920-1934.  Westport: Greenwood Press, 1980. 

Rosenberg, Emily S., Spreading the American Dream: American Economic and Cultural Expansion, 1890-1945. New York: Hill and Wang, 1982. 

Rosenberg, Emily S., Financial Missionaries to the World: The Politics and Culture of Dollar Diplomacy, 1900-1930. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999. 

Rowland, Donald W., History of the Office of the Coordinator of Inter-American Affairs.  Historical Reports on War Administration.  Washington DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1947. 

Salwen, Michael B., “Broadcasting to Latin America: Reconciling Industry-Government Functions in the Pre-Voice of America Era,” Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, Vol. 17, No. 1 (1997), pp. 67-89. 

Schulman, Holly Cowan. The Voice of America: Propaganda and Democracy, 1941-1945. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1990. 

Schwoch, James, The American Radio Industry and Its Latin American Activities, 1900-1939. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1990. 

Smulyan, Susan, Selling Radio: The Commercialization of American Broadcasting,   1920-1934. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1994. 

Steele, Richard W., “Preparing the Public for War: Efforts to Establish a National Propaganda Agency,” The American Historical Review, Vol. 75, Issue 6, October 1970, p. 1640-1653. 

Steele, Richard W., Propaganda in an Open Society: The Roosevelt Administration and the Media, 1933-1941. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1985. 

Sweeney, Michael S., Secrets of Victory: The Office of Censorship and the American Press and Radio in World War II. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Pres, 2000. 

Tulchin, Joseph S., The Aftermath of War: World War I and U.S. Policy Toward Latin America.  New York: New York University Press, 1971. 

Varg, Paul A., “The Economic Side of the Good Neighbor Policy: The Reciprocal Trade Program and South America,” Pacific Historical Review, Vol. 74, No. 3 (Autumn 1975), p. 47-71. 

Wilkins, Mira, The Maturing of Multinational Enterprise: American Business Abroad from 1914 to 1970. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1974.  

Manuscript Collections 

National Broadcasting Company Records, State Historical Society of Wisconsin Library Archives, Madison, Wisconsin. 



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