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The Ethereal Mind

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Historian of broadcasting David Hendy explores how wireless communication conquered the world in the early years of the 20th century.

The historian of broadcasting, David Hendy, explores the ways in which the electronic media have shaped the modern mind.

How did wireless conquer the world in the early years of the twentieth century, and how did a fascination with radio among scientists and writers unleash new ideas about the transmission of thought and the utopian potential of invisible forces?

Producer: Matt Thompson.

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 4 Apr 2011 23:00

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