Burns & Allen, Walter Cronkite & Barbara Walters, David Frost & Johnny Carson -- here are just a few among hundreds of giants of the airwaves, with all their follies & foibles, quips & quotes, who are included. There are anecdotes from journalists, inventors, investors, sportsmen, sponsors, pres. & producers. With stories from every area of the world of radio & TV, Hay offers revealing portraits of the personalities behind the scenes, & backstage glimpses of historical events, such as Edward Murrow reporting from the rooftops of London & running an expose of Senator McCarthy on CBS. Hays even includes the march of news from political conventions & FDR's fireside chats, to ''happy talk'' & the cursing matches on Arab TV during the Persian Gulf war.