Golden Age 1930-1959


27.What was showcased at the 1939 World's Fair in regards to television and by whom was it shown?

At the 1939 World's Fair the 1st president speech on television was showcased by RCA's David Sarnoff.

Between 1945 and 1948 the number of commercial (as opposed to experimental) television stations grew from 28. 9 to 48 and the number of cities having commercial service went from 29. 8 to 23. And, sales of television sets increased 30. 500%. By 1960 there were 440 commercial VHF stations, 75 UHF stations, and 85% of U.S. households had television set.

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