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How the Jews Defeated Hitler
Texas Devils
He Rode with Butch and Sundance
American Vanguard
Visions of Progress
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The Next Economic Disaster
Bees in America
Into the Classroom
Nuclear Statecraft
With the 41st Division in the Southwest Pacific

Narrated by Brad Enright

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“In this fascinating history, journalism professor Vogan imbues the network's nascent struggles with a sense of adventure.... Sports fans, especially those of the couch-potato variety, will find this account of the life of a TV network as enjoyable as most star biographies.”


“Vogan's research provides him with ample fodder to engross readers with stories and insights into the world behind their notable shows.... Sports fans will enjoy this well-researched and fascinating look at how ESPN has impacted both television and the viewing habits of millions of watchers.”

Library Journal

“This well-researched book is a gold mine of information about the origin and philosophy of ESPN. Highly recommended.”


“This smart, lively examination of ESPN's place in American culture and how it continues to consciously work its way in is a trove of research, insight, and fascinating stories.”

—Robert Lipsyte, New York Times columnist and author of An Accidental Sportswriter

“Represents a genuinely original and overdue assessment of perhaps the most significant entity in sports media since the penny press. An exceptional trove of interviews, archival information, and industrial and aesthetic analysis.”

—Victoria E. Johnson, author of Heartland TV: Prime Time Television and the Struggle for U.S. Identity

“This is to date the most thoroughly researched and well-argued analysis of ESPN.”

—Aaron Baker, author of Contesting Identities: Sports in American Film

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University Press Audiobooks
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University Press Audiobooks