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Many texts, articles, photobooks, and documentaries have been created about Charles Herrold through the years. Discover our contributions below.

Read Mike Cassidy's Story in the Mercury News | Herrold book published by McFarland & Co

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Broadcasting's Forgotten Father: The Charles Herrold Story

This 1996 PBS documentary is on YouTube

Gordon Greb's 1959 Journal of Broadcasting article, the "Golden Anniversary of Broadcasting"
Kittross and Baudino, "Broadcasting's Oldest Stations," 1977, Journal of Broadcasting

Read what leading broadcast scholars have written about Charles Herrold
Barnouw, Erik, A Tower in Babel, New York, Oxford University Press, 1966, pp 34-35, 61, 174
Baudino, J.E., and J.M. Kittross, "Broadcasting's Oldest Stations: An Examination of Four Claimants," Journal of Broadcasting, 21:1, Winter, 1977, p 61-83
Godfrey & Leigh, Editors, Historical Dictionary of American Radio, Greenwood, 1998, page 194
Kittross, John M. & Christopher H. Sterling, Stay Tuned; a History of American Broadcasting, Mahwah NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 3rd Edition, 2002, pp 15, 45, 46, 63