1938 : "Letter regarding #Orson_Welles “War of the Worlds” broadcast" sur #Retronaut : splendide lettre à la Federal Communications Commission de M. J. V. Yaukey pour défendre la "bonne radio" contre les hauts-cris. ▻http://www.retronaut.com/2013/11/letter-federal-communications-commission-regarding-orson-welles-war-world
(...) I was one of the thousands who heard the program and did not jump out of the window, did not attempt suicide, did not break my arm while beating a hasty retreat from my apartment, did not anticipate a horrible death, did not hear the Martians “rapping on my chamber door”, did not see the monsters land in war-like regalia in the park across the street, but sat serenely entertained no end by the fine portrayal of a fine play.
(...) In the interest of the continuation of the fine things in radio today, I am
Very respectfully yours
J. V. Yaukey
M. Yaukey, qui fut donc l’un des premiers auditeurs défenseurs de la #création_radiophonique.