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Documentary History of Broadcasting: 1920-1950: Radio Before Television

Documentary History of Broadcasting: 1920-1950: Radio Before Television

"A Word in Your Ear" and "I Know what I Like," two radio essays by Lister Sinclair are a part of the Educational Broadcast Series, Ways of Mankind—an anthropological series that sought to document the history of communication. Sinclair’s aural-essays on Language and Art are accompanied by extensive liner notes and transcriptions.

Track Listing

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A Word in Your Ear: Introduction (Grunts and Wolf whistle) Lister Sinclair 2:07
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102
A Word in Your Ear: Culture Reflects Language (Place, Time, Class, and Food) Lister Sinclair 3:15
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103
A Word in Your Ear: Reflection of Age and Sex Lister Sinclair 1:12
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104
A Word in Your Ear:: Reflection of Occasion Lister Sinclair 1:59
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A Word in Your Ear: Language Reflects Culture (Vocabulary) Lister Sinclair 1:33
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106
A Word in Your Ear: New Words Lister Sinclair 3:55
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107
A Word in Your Ear: Think and Speak (Child rearing) Lister Sinclair 2:00
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108
A Word in Your Ear: Changes and Languages Lister Sinclair 2:00
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109
A Word in Your Ear: Language in Use Lister Sinclair 5:40
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I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Art is Universal Lister Sinclair 7:00
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202
I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Art from Conditions and Circumstance Lister Sinclair 1:27
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203
I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Adorning Lister Sinclair 1:48
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204
I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Music Lister Sinclair 5:01
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205
I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Music as an expression Lister Sinclair 3:10
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I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Music as a Social Value Lister Sinclair 3:49
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I KNOW WHAT I LIKE: Music as a Social Function Lister Sinclair 5:51

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