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‘Powered by the Widening Scandals’

May 26, 2013

One News Page reported on The Right Frequency’s rise to #1 in two separate Amazon categories.

“Standing alone at Number One above such classics as the audio of the award winning Les Miserables, it is at the very pinnacle in the Radio category where it also beats book by and about media celebrities Rush Limbaugh, Larry King and Wendy Williams,” One News Page reports.

“Powered by the widening scandals with Benghazi and the Internal Revenue Service, interest in public commentary has turned attention to The Right Frequency pushing it far beyond such books as former President Bill Clinton’s Back to Work to the Number One spot the Public Affairs category,” the website said.

Click here to read the One News Page article.

Click here to order a copy of The Right Frequency.

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The Right Frequency Hits #1 on Bestseller List

May 12, 2013

The Right Frequency: The Story of the Talk Radio Giants Who Shook Up the Political and Media Establishment is a Number 1 Amazon Bestseller for books on Radio

The book hit the top spot on the Amazon list on Sunday, May 12. All Amazon lists are updated hourly.

The Right Frequency is also ranked number 2 on the Amazon Bestseller list for books on Public Affairs & Administration.

The Right Frequency chronicles the roots of talk radio and how it transformed American politics and became the driving force of the conservative movement.

The book beats out books about Rush Limbaugh, Lucille Ball, Larry King, Paul Harvey and Coakie Roberts about National Public Radio that are also on the Amazon Radio History & Criticism list.

Below are some reviews for The Right Frequency.

“As history, this is an excellent book, well worth reading.” – Bookvue
“Lucas’s love and knowledge of talk radio is evident and will appeal to any fan of the medium.” – Publisher’s Weekly

“Lucas’ book reads more like an objective study, scribed with footnotes leading to sources which demonstrate what he says is based in fact, not speculation or opinion. … This is an easy read with a wealth of amusing knowledge and history.” – About.com

“This is the book that explains the history of talk radio (it goes back further than you think) and explains how it got to be the lifeline to so many millions of Americans. If you’re interested in the personalities, the history and the impact of talk radio, Fred Lucas has the story.” – The American Spectator

“Lucas delivers a book that is sure to please both conservatives and fans of talk radio. ‘The Right Frequency’ successfully captures the spirit of conservative talk radio and leaves the reader both well informed and entertained.” – Townhall

“This remarkable and compelling look at the history of talk radio shows the power of the marketplace and the dangers of the free-speech squelching ‘fairness doctrine.’ – The Blaze

“Author Fred Lucas chronicles conservative talk-radio stars over the decades, reminding us how they kept the American idea alive.” – L. Brent Bozell III; president, Media Research Center

‘This is destined to be a classic as it perfectly captures the nature of talk radio in a way no book I’ve ever read ever has.” – Mike Gallagher, nationally syndicated talk radio host

“”Anyone who loves talk radio will love this book.” – Mark Levin, nationally syndicated talk radio wrote bestselling author

Book on Talkers Political Legacy Hits an Amazon Bestseller List

February 21, 2013

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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.

Click here to order a copy of The Right Frequency.