Another of the author's popularizations in a field which gives him plenty of chance to introduce all sorts of personalities, stories, and facts. It is backstag radio -- the people and mechanics that provide entertainment for the listening public. The complex technicalities are made clear, the routines, programs, sound effects, the history of early broadcasting are effectively presented. There are chapters on radio broadcasts in this war, information about the commentators. And many amusing anecdotes of the rmlins that attack a broadcast. Material that will appeal to today's youngsters.