Broadcast History for J 101 Rev 10 2 2013

Broadcast History for J 101 Rev 10 2 2013

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Unformatted text preview: Broadway play was written about him – but today most Americans would not recognize his name. His major contribution was His major contribution was the invention of The Orthicon Tube, which produced a brighter, sharper picture. 1930 1930 The first image that appeared on playing­card sized screens in NBC’s first experimental telecast was a cartoon figure called Felix the Cat Today this equipment – along with Felix – is on display in the Newseum in Washington, D.C. April 30, 1939 April 30, 1939 The first presidential address on television was made by Franklin D. Roosevelt He made a speech in honor of the Opening the New York World’s Fair May 17, 1939 May 17, 1939 One month later, the first sports event ever televised in the United States was … A baseball game between Columbia and Princeton. Early remote equipment was heavy, bulky and cumbersome to use. The early TV cameras were cal...
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