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Audio Visual Media & Broadcasting History

The history of audio visual media and broadcasting including television, radio, sound and video recording and more.
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The history of television - color television, satellite broadcasts, remote controls and other television related inventions.

History of Television Timeline
Television was not invented by a single inventor, instead many people working together and alone, contributed to the evolution of TV.

Origins of Children's Programming
The American Broadcasting Company first aired Saturday morning TV shows for children on August 19, 1950.

The History of Communication
History, timeline, and innovations related to the history of communication.

The History of Video Recording
Charles Ginsburg led the research team at Ampex Corporation in developing the first practical videotape recorder.

History of the Motion Picture
The first machine patented in the United States that showed animated pictures or movies was a device called the "wheel of life" or "zoopraxiscope".

Television History - The First 75 Years
Focuses on the first 75 years of development and production of TV - easy to understand and well illustrated.

Early Television Foundation
A museum with a vast online exhibit of TV receivers and cameras with historical information.

Museum of TV
A gallery of images along with "how things work" information.

Television History Milestones
Contains some interesting trivia about TV - "The Queen's Messenger, is broadcast from Schenectady, New York station WGY on September 11, 1928."

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