Hearing Voices

Friday, April 22, 2005


God? Satan? The dead? Those are just a few of the explanations listeners came up with to account for the voices they heard in the early days of radio. The dial was rife with charismatic voices that worked the medium like a revival hall, captivating their far-flung congregations with the magic and mystery of radio. In a piece for PRI's The Next Big Thing, Amanda Aronczyk aired some of those voices one more time.

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