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Empire of the Air
Empire of the Air

Empire of the Air

Follow the pioneers of radio whose genius and rivalry wove unexpected and tragic stories.

111m 56s

Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio

For 50 years radio dominated the airwaves and the American consciousness as the first “mass medium.” In Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio, Ken Burns examines the lives of three extraordinary men who shared the primary responsibility for this invention and its early success, and whose genius, friendship, rivalry and enmity interacted in tragic ways.

Fascinating. Entertaining.

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