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september, 2019

24sep6:00 pmTexana Tuesdays at the Briscoe

Event Details

BORDER RADIO: A Nuevo Vaudeville Documentary Performance with Bill Crawford and Gene Fowler

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 6PM

Clingman Education Gallery

Museum admission free on Tuesdays after 4pm

Utilizing a multimedia extravaganza in their duo presentation at the Briscoe, authors “Cowboy” Gene Fowler and “Brother” Bill Crawford will bring to life their well-known book Border Radio — Quacks, Yodelers, Pitchmen, Psychics and Other Amazing Broadcasters of the American Airwaves.

Active from 1930 to 1986, border radio is the cultural phenomenon of high-powered American radio stations on Mexican soil. Blasting their programming northward, they exerted a peculiar, mesmerizing influence on American culture. The stations also introduced American culture to Mexicans and Mexican culture to Americans.
Border Radio Briscoe 2019

Time

(Tuesday) 6:00 pm

Location

Clingman Education Gallery

210 W Market St

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