Marlin Maddoux

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Marlin Maddoux
Robert Marlin Maddoux

(1933-05-04)May 4, 1933
Fletcher, Texas, U.S.
DiedMarch 4, 2004(2004-03-04) (aged 70)
Irving, Texas, U.S.
Resting placeRestland Memorial Park
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Parent(s)Abb H. Maddoux[1]
Ruby M. Williams[1]
ShowPoint Of View
NetworkUSA Radio Network
StyleTalk Radio
CountryUnited States

Robert Marlin Maddoux (May 4, 1933 – March 4, 2004) was an American pioneer in broadcasting.[2] 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[3] 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.[citation needed] 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[3]. 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.[4]


He is the author of several nonfiction books and one novel.


  • The Gay Deception
  • America Betrayed[5] (1984)
  • Free Speech or Propaganda?[6] (1990)
  • What Worries Parents Most[7] (1992)
  • A Christian Agenda: Game Plan for a New Era[8] (1993)
  • Public Education Against America: The Hidden Agenda[9] (2006, published posthumously)


  • Seal of Gaia: A Novel of the Antichrist[10] (1998)


  1. ^ a b "Robert Maddoux Obituary - Dallas, TX - Dallas Morning News". 8 March 2009. Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Marlin Maddoux 1933-2004". 2004. Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  3. ^ a b Jordan, Jamie S. (3 March 2004). "Radio network founder Marlin Maddoux dies". Midland Reporter-Telegram. Hearst Communications. Associated Press. Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  4. ^ "NRB Hall Of Fame". National Religious Broadcasters. Archived from the original on 4 May 2019. Retrieved 11 October 2019.
  5. ^ Maddoux, Marlin (1 July 1984). America Betrayed. Huntington House, Inc. ISBN 978-0910311182. OCLC 11824565. OL 2873325M.
  6. ^ Maddoux, Marlin (1 February 1990). Free Speech or Propaganda?: How the Media Distorts the Truth. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0840772381. OCLC 1098799610. OL 1922673M.
  7. ^ Maddoux, Marlin (1 January 1992). What Worries Parents Most. Harvest House. ISBN 978-0890819333. OCLC 25131435. OL 1565733M.
  8. ^ Maddoux, Marlin; Corbett, Christopher (1993). A Christian Agenda: Game Plan for a New Era. International Christian Media. OCLC 34040832.
  9. ^ Maddoux, Marlin (2 March 2006). Public Education Against America: The Hidden Agenda. Whitaker House. ISBN 978-0883688137. OCLC 64098348. OL 8191446M.
  10. ^ Maddoux, Marlin (1 August 1998). Seal of Gaia: A Novel of the Antichrist. Thomas Nelson. ISBN 978-0849916045. LCCN 98036612. OCLC 39545627. OL 374785M.

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