Radio: the Humble Toaster of Audio

Two notable anniversaries went unheralded last year. On June 22, 2020, the pop-up toaster celebrated its 100th birthday. A little more than four months later, commercial radio marked 100 years since the launch of KDKA Pittsburgh on Election Day, November 2, 1920. These two fixtures of 20th century life share more than an anniversary. They …

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