Book on Talkers Political Legacy Hits an Amazon Bestseller List
It has been sandwiched between books on Paul Harvey. It has been ahead of a biography of Rush Limbaugh and a book by Larry King on the on Amazon’s Best Seller List for Radio History and Criticism.
The Right Frequency: The Story of the Talk Radio Giants who Shook up the Political and Media Establishment hit the list again this week, reaching the top 20 at one point.
The Right Frequency goes beyond a single radio personality, but spans a history of radio commentators from the days of H.V. Kaltenborn and Walter Winchell, into the era of Joe Pyne and Bob Grant to the modern day of Sean Hannity and Glenn Beck. Readers learn how voices on the air shaped public opinion on matters going back to the New Deal, McCarthyism, the Clinton impeachment, the war in Iraq and current partisan warfare in Washington.