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DuMont Network Ushers Modern Television Era

The modern era of network television began with the DuMont Network on January 11, 1948. WDTV (now KDKA), DuMont’s Pittsburgh station, connected the East Coast and the Midwest by airing live network programs from New York to Chicago. The network was an integral part of America’s broadcasting landscape for 11 years.

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Henry Ford Sets Speed Record

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Transistor Radio: The Beginning of the Mobile Revolution

The invention of the transistor radio forever changed the electronics industry. On June 30, 1948, ... more
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