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Robert Marlin Maddoux
May 4, 1933
|Died||March 4, 2004 (aged 70)|
Irving, Texas, U.S.
|Resting place||Restland Memorial Park|
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
|Parent(s)||Abb H. Maddoux|
Ruby M. Williams
|Show||Point Of View|
|Network||USA Radio Network|
Robert Marlin Maddoux (May 4, 1933 – March 4, 2004) was an American pioneer in broadcasting. Maddoux was the host of Point of View radio talk show, the founder and president of the USA Radio Network and the National Center for Freedom & Renewal (formerly International Christian Media), Alliance Defense Fund co-founder as well as a noted journalist and author.
Maddoux was founder and host of Point of View radio talk show, which began in 1972 and is broadcast daily via satellite on 250 radio stations nationwide and around the world by shortwave. He was a pioneer in the talk radio industry with Point of View’s hard-hitting issues-oriented talk format. For more than thirty years, Point of View has covered the full spectrum of issues and current events that affect homes, beliefs, schools, government, churches and basic freedoms from a Christian perspective. In 1986, Maddoux received the National Religious Broadcasters Award of Merit. In 1994, Christianity Today magazine called Point of View America's "most popular live Christian call-in show."
In 1985, Maddoux founded USA Radio Network. In 1994, the National Religious Broadcasters awarded the USA Radio Network its "Program Producer of the Year" Award. Marlin Maddoux was inducted into the National Religious Broadcasters Hall of Fame in 2007.
He is the author of several nonfiction books and one novel.
- The Gay Deception
- America Betrayed (1984)
- Free Speech or Propaganda? (1990)
- What Worries Parents Most (1992)
- A Christian Agenda: Game Plan for a New Era (1993)
- Public Education Against America: The Hidden Agenda (2006, published posthumously)
- Seal of Gaia: A Novel of the Antichrist (1998)
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- Maddoux, Marlin (1 July 1984). America Betrayed. Huntington House, Inc. ISBN 978-0910311182. OCLC 11824565. OL 2873325M.
- Maddoux, Marlin (1 February 1990). Free Speech or Propaganda?: How the Media Distorts the Truth. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0840772381. OCLC 1098799610. OL 1922673M.
- Maddoux, Marlin (1 January 1992). What Worries Parents Most. Harvest House. ISBN 978-0890819333. OCLC 25131435. OL 1565733M.
- Maddoux, Marlin; Corbett, Christopher (1993). A Christian Agenda: Game Plan for a New Era. International Christian Media. OCLC 34040832.
- Maddoux, Marlin (2 March 2006). Public Education Against America: The Hidden Agenda. Whitaker House. ISBN 978-0883688137. OCLC 64098348. OL 8191446M.
- Maddoux, Marlin (1 August 1998). Seal of Gaia: A Novel of the Antichrist. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0849916045. LCCN 98036612. OCLC 39545627. OL 374785M.