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Thursday, October 22, 2015

Annette Kassis reading/signing 'Sacramento on the Air' - November 5th

Time Tested Books 
is pleased to present 
Annette Kassis
reading/signing/discussing her new book
Sacramento on the Air: How the McClatchy Family
Revolutionized West Coast Broadcasting
Thursday, November 5th, 7:00pm

We are pleased to welcome back Annette Kassis for a reading/discussion/signing of her newest book on Sacramento history, 'Sacramento on the Air: How the McClatchy Family Revolutionized West Coast Broadcasting' (brand new from The History Press).

In 1921 a chance encounter with a radio receiver sent Sacramento Bee newspaperman Carlos McClatchy on a determined path to break into broadcasting. Ushered by the enterprising McClatchy family, the Bee became the first Pacific Coast newspaper to enter the radio business. For decades, broadcasting in Sacramento was shaped by the brilliant but fatally flawed Carlos McClatchy; his strong-willed, micromanaging father, C.K.; and his sister Eleanor McClatchy, who sacrificed her own aspirations for the sake of the family business. From a single five-watt station, the family built a large media company, established a radio network with William Randolph Hearst and helped shape media in the American West. Historian Annette Kassis tells the fascinating story of the pivotal McClatchy family and the path they charted through the "ether" above Sacramento.

Annette Kassis is a cultural and business historian specializing in the Western United States, particularly the Greater Sacramento region and Northern California. Her research interests include media (particularly broadcast radio), advertising, mass consumption, consumer culture, and popular culture.

This event is FREE & everyone is invited.

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