Friday, December 10, 2010

Research Note: Jazz, Radio, & Modernism

"Much of the motivation for the Harlem Renaissance derived from [the] desire to be respected as artists. Likewise, the developing radio industry touted its potential to enlighten and educate the masses by bringing informative and culturally sophisticated entertainment to American's living rooms."

Charles J. Shindo. 1927 and the Rise of Modern America, pp. 137-138.

Click here to listen to an interview with Charles Shindo.

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