Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio

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  • TV-G
  • 1992
  • 7.6  (540)

This Ken Burns documentary traces the development of the medium of radio as both means of communication as well as entertainment. It focuses on the contributions made by three key pioneers of radio in the USA, Edwin Armstrong, Lee DeForest and David Sarnoff, as well as the influence of such geniuses as Reginald Fessenden and Guglielmo Marconi. It effectively intersperses audio as well as musical clips from radio programs of bygone eras to tell its story.

Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio
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This Ken Burns documentary traces the development of the medium of radio as both means of communication as well as entertainment. It focuses on the contributions made by three key pioneers of radio in the USA, Edwin Armstrong, Lee DeForest and David Sarnoff, as well as the influence of such geniuses as Reginald Fessenden and Guglielmo Marconi. It effectively intersperses audio as well as musical clips from radio programs of bygone eras to tell its story.

Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio is a 1992 documentary. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6.

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Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio is available to watch free on Kanopy. It's also available to stream, download on demand at . Some platforms allow you to rent Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    1992
  • MPAA Rating
    TV-G
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (540)