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Roger Deforest maintains website about DeForest radios

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2007

Lee de Forest, Ph.D., is Roger’s great-grandfather’s cousin

Roger Deforest
Roger Deforest

On May 16, I sent some RCA members a message that included information regarding a book about Lee de Forest, Ph.D., that Maurice Zouary wrote. I mentioned that he is rewriting the book in hopes of widening its appeal and attracting interest from Hollywood to make a movie based on the work. See my blog entry about Maurice’s book, just before this one.

Now, I’m going to go on a tangent. In January 2006, when I was researching the DeForest Pioneers (an organization that merged with RCA in 1983), I came across a distant relative of Dr. de Forest’s: Roger Deforest. Yes, there is yet another way to spell the name: “Deforest.” (more…)

Big Voices of the Air: The Battle Over Clear Channel Radio

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Big Voices of the Air - The Battle Over Clear Channel Radio James C. Foust James C. Foust

The book Big Voices of the Air: The Battle Over Clear Channel Radio by James C. Foust was published in 2000, but I read it for the first time in February 2007, thanks to my public library. (more…)