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  Reader's Companion to American History - -RADIO AND TELEVISION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Television constituted a revolutionary change from radio, but its introduction was not as chaotic as that of radio, for an institutional framework already existed.
Television in the 1960s was an agent both of conformity and of rebellion, providing some images that unified America and others that reflected, and sometimes exacerbated, the country's deep racial, class, and gender divisions.
And though television continues to provide viewers with common stories and scenes of events that help construct a sense of national unity, the ideology of television programming, especially the message that limitless consumerism is the most important freedom, has alarming political and cultural implications.
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 Encyclopedia: 1933 in television
See also: 1931 in film 1932 1933 in film 1930s in film years in film film Events Shirley Temples film career begins Disney released Flowers and Trees their first cartoon in three-strip Technicolor film.
Years in television April 26 is the 116th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (117th in leap years).
Carol Creighton Burnett (born April 26, 1933) was one of the most successful female comedians on American television, thanks largely to her variety show that ran on CBS from 1967 through 1978.
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 1933 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of television-related events in 1933.
January 24 - John Cameron Swayze begins his daily Journal-Post News Flashes on W9XAL, which is simulcast on KMBC radio.
April 21 - The first television revue, Looking In, is shown on the BBC.
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 Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Television in its original and still most popular form involves sending images and sound over radio waves in the VHF and UHF bands, which are received by a receiver (a television set).
As a result, up until at least the mid-1970s, television stations would air announcements reminding viewers to unplug their sets before going to bed for the night, since the heat build-up in the back of the set was a considerable fire hazard.
Paralleling television's growing primacy in family life and society, an increasingly vocal chorus of legislators, scientists and parents is raising objections to the uncritical acceptance of the medium.
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 Civilization.ca - Watching TV - A Timeline of Television History
The television audience increases by 4,000 percent this year, due to a jump in the number of cities with television stations and to the fact that one million homes in the U.S. now have television sets.
Over 100 television stations are in operation in the U.S. The first colour television transmissions begin in the U.S. this year.
Queen Elizabeth's coronation is also televised this year, and the CBC beats U.S. competitors to the punch by flying footage across the Atlantic.
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 Crystal Palace Television Studios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Between 1933 and 1936 the most extensive television complex in Europe was located beneath the main concourse at the Crystal Palace in London, a fact even then unknown to most people.
Television Advisory Committee set up in April 1934, means had to be found of providing programmes having good entertainment value which meant dealing with groups of performers on a large stage.
It was the first time that colour television had been transmitted by radio link or demonstrated to the public in a theatre and never before had any outside scenes been televised in colour.
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 1900 In Television Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
The word "television" is coined by Constantin Perskyi at the First International Electricity Congress in Paris, France.
U.S. television researcher, leader of the ATandT television research during the 1920s–1930s (d. 1953).
British television producer and executive; Head of Drama at BBC television from 1952 to 1962.
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 J.L. BAIRD "Television in 1932"
First of all we mean by television the process of being able to see, through the medium of electrical methods of transmission, the reproduction of images of living, moving, or stationary objects which are at sorne distance from the observer.
Corning to the process itself, the subjects to be televised are positioned in front of a Baird spot-light transmitter - and explored by a rapidly moving spot of light.
A similar state of affairs exists in France, where Television Baird- Nathan is using the wireless station P.T.T. on the outskirts of Paris for the experimental broadcast of television, and we are now constructing a transmitter for them on the same lines as that being used in Broadcasting House.
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 Milwaukee TV Horror Hosts - TV History
Television experimentation ended that year, and the transmitter was later converted to an experimental high-fidelity, VHF, AM radio (Apex) unit in 1934.
The FCC admitted that thirteen channels might be insufficient, and that television might eventually have to be moved to the UHF portion of the spectrum.
With the advent of digital television and the establishment of a transition period in which both analog (NTSC) and digital signals may be broadcast by stations (currently scheduled to end on 31 December 2006), the FCC made additional channel assignments.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Events First television broadcasts in the USSRMarch 31 - The agreement for joint experimental transmissions by the BBC and John Logie Baird's company are comes to an end.December - Phil..
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 Adventures in CyberSound: John Logie Baird : Television Choices   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
BBC Television was the world's first regular high definition television service which began on November the second, 1936, from Alexandra Palace, an old Victorian entertainment building in North London.
Television Limited was formed in June 1925 by John Logie Baird.
By 1933, Television Limited's research had improved resolution far enough to allow images of up to 120 and 180 lines and by 1936, after more development, they were able to offer 240 lines of definition which was the practical limit on mechanical scanning.
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 Adventures in CyberSound: John Logie Baird : Seeing by Wireless
Baird is generally acknowledged as the inventor of 'true' television, having initiated most of the development in that medium.
The development of stereoscopic colour television followed in 1941, and in 1944 the multi-gun colour TV tube was demonstrated.
This was the first wholly electronic colour television receiver to employ a single cathode ray tube and forerunner of the type that is used in most homes today.
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 1932 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This is a list of television-related events in 1932.
August 22 - The BBC starts a regular television service, using John Logie Baird's 30-line system.
EMI demonstrate electronic television, with up to 3 times as many lines as Baird's mechanical system, to the BBC.
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 A U. S. Television Chronology, 1875-1970
The term television is coined by Constantin Perskyi at the International Electricity Congress, part of the 1900 Paris Exhibition (Tube: The Invention of Television by David E Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher, p.
British television pioneer John Logie Baird appears on WMCA radio to discuss a proposed television station to be operated jointly by his company and WMCA.
First use of videotape in network television programming: CBS uses its first Ampex VTR to be installed at Television City, Los Angeles, to record the evening news (then anchored by Douglas Edwards) and in turn, feeds the tape to West Coast stations three hours later.
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 List of 'years in television' - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
1989 in television - The Simpsons and Seinfeld premiere
1953 in television - The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is seen by approximately 20 million TV viewers in the United Kingdom.
1933 in television - CBS suspends its television broadcasts
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
See also: 1933 in television, other events of 1934, 1935 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
March 31 - The agreement for joint experimental transmissions by the BBC and John Logie Baird's company are comes to an end.
In the U.S., The Communications Act of 1934 stipulates that commercial television stations "operate in the public interest, convenience, and necessity." The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is charged with the responsibility of enforcing the act.
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 1933 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar).
January 5 - Construction of the Golden Gate Bridge begins in San Francisco Bay.
February 10 - In round 13 of a boxing match at New York City's Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out, killing him.
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 1933, View the earliest TV Photo Collection, From Inventor Dr. Zworykin
Television went beyond newspapers and even radio as it brought the world into our homes.
He also was instrumental in developing the electron microscope, and was chosen by A&E Television as number 67 of the "100 Most Influential People of the Past 1,000 Years".
Iconoscopes (television cameras) were used to pick up scenes both in the studio and out-of-doors.
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 Wilson Quarterly @ the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
So it’s time to write, if not an obituary, then an account of their rise and decline and delicate prospects amid the “new media” of cable television, talk radio, and the blogosphere.
Most newspapers had been around since the first decades of the 20th century, and though rising costs and competition caused some to be shuttered in the decades after World War II, there were still more than 1,700 papers published daily in the 1970s.
Network television newscasts were reaching most parts of the country by the 1950s, and local stations eventually provided their own news programs at various points in the day.
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 John Logie Baird - The Crystal Palace TV Complex
Of particular interest to Baird, BTL and their new technical director, former BBC and EMI engineer Captain A D G West – and presumably the main reason for moving there – was the southern of the two water towers 1068 feet apart at either end of the site.
Above: The entire complex from the air (both images are from a mid-30s postcard, evidently taken after the renovations of 1933 that left the towers white).
On September 12, 1933, Baird demonstrated 120-line, 25 frames per second telecine equipment at the British Association’s annual meeting, and later that month 120-line test transmissions were made from Crystal Palace on wavelengths around 6.25 metres (48MHz).
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 Kill Your Television-Charles Duke on 1933
The Emergency Banking and Relief Act, passed by Congress in special session on March 9, 1933, modifies paragraph 5(b) of the Trading with the Enemy Act just discussed.
Later in 1933, Colorado's Governor Ed Johnson radically transformed Colorado state government, creating all the departments to handle such "licensing" privilege assumed by the President.
That is the year a licensing authority was assumed by state governments to regulate marriages, driving, hunting, automobiles, and trade.
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 Timeline Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Some 30 million television viewers watched as Nixon, Dwight Eisenhower‘s running mate in the upcoming presidential elections, made a plea for sympathy and vindication in light of charges he was living a lifestyle beyond the means of his $12,500 Senate salary.
It was an unmanned spacecraft carrying six television cameras that was to crash-land on the moon.
Nixon proposed a cease-fire-in-place in a televised speech.
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The Invisible Man (1933) 1933 King Kong the classic, with Fay Wray as Ann Darrow, directed by Merian C. Cooper & Ernst B. Schoedsack, from screenplay by James A. Creelman & Rith Rose, in turn based on Merian C. Cooper story (maybe with story input from Edgar Wallace).
F.P.1 Doesn't Answer (1933) 1933 Der Tunnel [Germany] Kurt Bernhardt directs, from screenplay adaptation by Kurt Bernhardt and Reinhart Steinbicker, based on 1913 novel "Der Tunnel" by Bernhard Kellerman.
Oct 1933 "Amazing" shrinks from pulp to digest size, to cut costs, and stays in that smaller format thereafter.
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 1933 in television -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
1933 in television -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
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January 23 - W9XAL in (A city of northeast Kansas on the Missouri River adjacent to Kansas City, Missouri) Kansas City begins broadcasting.
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 Early TV Recordings: Silvatone 1933
In conversation with a friend, Dave Mason, it transpired that Dave had in his collection a highly corroded privately-recorded aluminium disc with "Television 1933" tantalizingly written onto the label.
A privately-recorded disc of the 30-line television signal was discovered in June 1996.
I have restored the contents and have discovered that this is a highly important recording in the history of television.
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 W9XAP: WMAQ's Experimental Television Starion
It was shot on or about 27 January, 1931 (And appeared in a Universal Newspaper Newsreel issued on 26 February, 1931).
Unlike today's all-electronic television systems, W9XAP used the mechanical scanning technique in the particular implementation of Ulises Sanabria, head of Chicago's Western Television Company (the licensee of WIBO's experimental television station, W9XAO).
It delivered an image roughly two inches in diameter at the rate of fifteen per second with a definition of 45 lines.
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This page is devoted to advertising to support the promotion and sales and service of early "mechanical" television sets.
(170K) >> If you bought a Baird television kit, it was also necessary to purchase this constructor's license.
In 1934 it marketed a television kit made by Mervyn Sound and Vision Co Ltd. London for £5 9s 6d ($26 approx)
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 MSN Encarta - Search Results - comedienne
Burnett, Carol, born in 1933, American television, stage, and motion-picture actor, best known for her comic roles on variety shows.
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