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  ETF - The Dawn of Modern, Electronic Television
Rather, television's evolution is marked by a series of milestones; and several inventors, scientists, artists, financiers, corporations and even nations contributed to its progress.
In the United States, television operations were at first subsidized by the corporate proceeds of their parent organization, but with the final intention of introducing advertising, as with radio, when the FCC gave its approval.
Television performances on the other hand were live and did not flow as smoothly as film for several reasons; among them, lack of editing, too few cameras, long pauses and lack of experience by production staff to keep the action moving.
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 1944 in television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See also: 1943 in television, other events of 1944, 1945 in television and the list of 'years in television'.
May 22 - The FCC increases its limits for single ownership of television stations from three to five.
May 14 - George Lucas, film and television director and producer.
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 Political Television 1936-55
The one suggestion from then Head of Television Programmes Cecil McGivern was that there was to be an outside broadcast from Trafalgar Square, where it had long been traditional for the results to be relayed to the crowd on a large screen.
He did however invent the one graphic which came to symbolise television coverage of elections, and is still in use today: the swingometer, a pendulum attached to a chart illustrating the House of Commons outcome at each point of swing.
The existence of television on election night prompted returning officers to decide to hold their counts immediately after the close of poll, so that the result was declared during the early hours of the morning, rather than during the following day.
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 Encyclopedia: 1943
Richard Moll (born January 13, 1943) in Pasadena, California,USA is an actor, best known as Nostradamus Bull Shannon, the tall (standing 6 feet 7 and a half inches) shaven-headed bailiff on NBCs sitcom Night Court.
Copenhagen Headquarters of the Schalburgerkorps, a Danish SS unit, after 1943 Germanys occupation of Denmark was commenced by Operation Weserübung April 9, 1940, and lasted until the German forces were withdrawn at the end of World War II following their surrender to Allied forces.
Julius Fučík (February 23, 1903 - September 8, 1943) was a Czechoslovakian journalist, Czech communist party leader, and a leader in the forefront of the anti-Nazi resistance.
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 Radio History: 1943
Among the new radio programs in 1943 were the "Judy Canova Show" (in her supporting cast were Gale Gordon, Mel Blanc, and Ruby Dandridge) and "Nick Carter, Master Detective".
Television was not yet a factor either, but shortwave was popular and people enjoyed hearing stations overseas.
1943 was also the year for "Uncle Ben's Converted Rice", and the city of Chicago got a subway for the first time.
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 The FCC History Project - Historical Periods in Television Technology: 1930-1959
The excitement about television generated by the 1939 World's Fair carried the interest in television through WWII when development of the medium took a back seat.
In 1948 there were early tests of cable television in the rural area of Lansford, PA. This and other early cable systems primarily provided improved reception of broadcast programming from nearby large cities.
In 1956 the Ampex quadruplex videotape replaced the kinescope; making it possible for television programs to be produced anywhere, as well as greatly improving the visual quality on home sets.
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This Committee envisaged the development of a new industry in the manufacture of television apparatus and urged the courageous development of the science in order to put makers in a strong position in the export trade.
Before these proposals had been completed, the television station was closed in 1939 for military reasons.
The minister responsible to parliament for sound broadcasting should be responsible for television; the B.B.C. should operate the service and an advisory committee should be set up.
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Television is the most popular medium in the U.S. for news and entertainment.
Television has a strong influence on people, other media, and culture.
The Carnegie Commission on Educational Television proposed the creation of a public broadcasting system.
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 Manchester Film & Television Personalities, Wendy Hiller, Anna Ford, Lucy Meacock, Andy Kershaw, Bernard Hill and ...
Born Judith Lynette Chalmers in Manchester, Judith Chalmers is the British television presenter who is probably best-known for the ITV holiday programme "Wish You Were Here...?" during its heyday in the 1970s and 80s, and later in the several other travel programmes which it spawned.
Television newscaster, broadcaster and presenter Anna Ford was brought up in Cumbria with her four brothers and attended White House Grammar School in Brampton.
But, her stay was to be a short one as, in a matter of two months, she was dismissed for alleged "breech of contract" over the much publicised departure of Peter Jay.
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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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 Television | 100777.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Furthermore, the evisceration of education fuses with the dumbed down escapism and fictions of television to create a population addiction to and reliant on modern civilization's new drug of choice.
Television has been, and will be used to rewrite history and educate a dumbed down human race into believing fair tales and lies of the greatest proportion.
Denunciations of television have become as routine as breathing: the programming is crass, stupid, propagandistic, so bad that only an idiot would watch it yet everybody does.
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 List of 'years in television' - FreeEncyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
1969 in television - A live transmission from the moon is viewed by 600 million people around the world when Neil Armstrong walks on the moon.
1953 in television - The coronation of Queen Elizabeth II is seen by approximately 20 million TV viewers in the United Kingdom.
On May 28, the first television station WGY[?] begins broadcasting in Schenectady, New York.
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 Brideshead Revisited - Biocrawler definition:Brideshead Revisited - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
In a list of the 100 Greatest British Television Programmes drawn up by the British Film Institute in 2000, voted for by industry professionals, the adaptation was placed 10th.
Even an uncritical reading of the book, however (which the television version captures exceptionally well), strikingly details the extreme intimacy of their relationship and it is clear that Charles is, in one way or another, overcome with Sebastian.
Also, the book is, by Waugh's own admission, one trumpeting the redemptive nature of God's grace, especially as understood by the Catholic Church, which has for nearly two thousand years held a very negative view of homosexuality, and to which Waugh was a convert.
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 Animation Literature Review
Maltin's approach is reflective of attitudes toward television work in the 1980s, prior to the second 'golden age' of animation following the success of "The Simpsons" and the growth of made-for-television animation during the 1990s.
Hal Erickson's Television Cartoon Shows: An Illustrated Encyclopedia 1949 through 1993, published by McFarland in 1995, is among the best resources available for made-for-television animation, at least in respect to American exhibition.
While popular television series generally become the subjects of trivia books or other popular literature, only occasionally does one find a publication such as The World of Hanna-Barbera Cartoons, which was published by the Museum of Radio and Television in 1995, for an exhibit held there June 23 - September 24 of that year.
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 RSA Treasure Trails - The National Museum of Photography, Film & Television
John Logie Baird (1888-1946), the pioneer of television, is seen here at his workshop at Sydenham Hill, London, seated in front of his latest colour stereoscopic receiving set.
A fervent believer in the future of television, he insisted that it would, before long, become a greater industry than that of the radio or cinema.
This is part of the original television apparatus developed by Baird, used to produce 'true television' for the first time.
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 Barris TV and Movie Cars: Batman
Using a three- dimensional comic book style with tongue always in cheek, it was a high-camp hit that soon had kids all across the country strapping on utility belts and sliding down banisters.
ABC Television arranged international distribution to Australia and England, and then licensed it for translation into Japanese, French, German, Italian, and other languages.
Kane took the drawings to ABC Television and they gave the project the "thumbs up." With barely two weeks work time, Barris and his loyal crew of Bud Kunz and Les Tompkins began burning the midnight oil.
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 List of years in television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
1997 in television - Ellen DeGeneres shocked many via her show, announcing she was a lesbian; parental advisories debuted on the show.
1989 in television - The Simpsons and Seinfeld premiere
1966 in television - Canadian television stations broadcast in color for the first time, while color is now the standard in all US television.
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 1943 in television -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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December 23 - The first complete opera, (Click link for more info and facts about Hansel and Gretel) Hansel and Gretel, is telecast, by WRGB in (A city of eastern New York on the Mohawk river; it prospered after the opening of the Erie Canal) Schenectady.
December 23 - (Click link for more info and facts about Harry Shearer) Harry Shearer, actor, Saturday Night Live, (Removal by centesis of fluid from the subarachnoid space of the lumbar region of the spinal cord for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes) Spinal Tap, (Click link for more info and facts about The Simpsons) The Simpsons.
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 The FCC History Project - Historical Periods in Television Technology: Selected Bibliography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Evolution of Television: 1927-1943 — as reported in the Annual Reports of the Federal Radio Commission and the Federal Communications Commission.
The Evolution of Television: 1944-1948 — as reported in the Annual Reports of the Federal Radio Commission and the Federal Communications Commission.
Jensen, Axel G. “The Evolution of Modern Television,” Journal of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, 63:174-188 (November 1954); reprinted 100:357-371 (May 1991).
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 DuMont, Allen B.
DuMont televised the occasional successful show, including Cavalcade of Stars (before Jackie Gleason left), Captain Video, and Bishop Fulton J. Sheen's Life Is Worth Living.
In markets where licenses for television stations were being granted during the postwar period, there were sufficient license applicants to provide audiences with programming to stimulate set sales.
In fact, in 1951 DuMont cut back television set production by 60%-although profits from this division had been subsidizing the TV network-because other manufactures were undercutting DuMont's prices.
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 NPBA, Papers of Warren F. Seibert, UM Libraries
The Papers of Warren F. Seibert cover the years 1943 to 1985 with the bulk of the material from 1960 to 1980.
The collection documents Seibert's work as a researcher and educator in the field of instructional television at Purdue University, Pennsylvania State University and the University of Michigan.
The biographical material, correspondence and publications in this collection discuss the development and study of instructional television and educational broadcasting, the development of the Open University and Seibert's participation in several internationl and national conferences on instructional television and educational broadcasting.
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 Geraldo Rivera   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Geraldo Rivera (born July 4, 1943) is a television journalist with an affinity for dramatic high-profile stories and a style that has often been described as sensationalistic.
He was born Gerald Miguel Rivera in New York City, and as a young man often went by the less ethnic-sounding "Jerry Rivers." He graduated from Brooklyn Law School in 1969, and was lawyer for the New York Puerto Rican group the Young Lords.
In 1985 ABC's Roone Arledge refused to air a report done by Rivera on the relationship between Marilyn Monroe and John F. Kennedy: Rivera publicly criticized Arledge's journalistic integrity (claiming that his friendship with the Kennedy family had caused him to spike the story) and was fired.
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 Timeline Television
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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 1943 in television - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Downs, Hugh
Hugh Downs, a venerable and extremely affable television host, is known for telegraphing intelligence, patience, and decency.
He was named Broadcaster of the Year by the International Radio and Television Society in 1990.
Member: Actors' Equity Association; Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists; National Space Institute (president); U.S. Committee for UNICEF (chairman); Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
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 The Political Graveyard: Politicians in Radio and Television Broadcasting
Television journalist; aide to U.S. Rep. Edward A. Pease;
Dean of University of Louisville School of Law; president of the National Association of Broadcasters in 1938, during the controversy over Orson Welles' "War of the Worlds" broadcast.
Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; television journalist; candidate for Governor of Georgia, 1970.
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 1943 article - 1943 1940 1941 1942 1944 1945 1946 Decades 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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 History of Television
A 1941 FCC ruling required RCA to divest itself of one of its two networks; NBC Blue was sold in 1943 to Edward Noble for $8 million, and becomes ABC in 1945.
For the first time, television is the leading medium for national advertising.
More than 40 million U.S. households watch the two-day televised hearings; the networks lose an estimated $15 million to $20 million in ad revenue after pulling most commercials in favor of continuous coverage.
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