The ratings information at gives every indication of having been taken from the Summers book I mentioned earlier. That people draw upon earlier sources of information doesn't bother me, but that people do so without attribution to those sources is one of my pet peeves.

 From: Thomas Stern <[log in to unmask]>
To: Randy Watts <[log in to unmask]> 
Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2013 3:15 PM
Subject: RE: [ARSCLIST] Where to find Radio Ratings?

try these sites:

Best wishes, THomas.

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Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2013 4:00
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Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] Where to find Radio Ratings?

There's a book titled "A Thirty-Year History of Programs Carried on National Radio Networks in the United States, 1926-1956," by
Harrison B. Summers that your friend might find useful. Its season-by-season listings include ratings for most programs.

From: David Pierce <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, August 24, 2013 10:49 AM
Subject: [ARSCLIST] Where to find Radio Ratings?

A researcher friend asked me to inquire if anyone has recommendations about
where to find Hooper
 ratings for radio programs in the 30s & 40s?

I've checked the magazines of the time, but either there are only
occasional listings, or I'm not using the right search terms.

Thanks for any suggestions.

David Pierce

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