American Experience

Radios by the Millions

Clip: Season 25 Episode 6 | 29s

During the height of the Great Depression, radios were being purchased by the millions. By 1938, nearly 80% of American homes had a radio. People were willing to forego many modern technological conveniences, but the radio remained a lifeline for the American public.

Aired: 10/29/13

Rating: NR

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