Pennsylvania’s First Television Station: “Loving What We Were Doing”

No champagne corks popped at Philadel¬≠phia’s old Philco plant on October 17, 1941, to celebrate. The achievement failed to rate even a few lines in local newspapers as reports of the increasingly grim drama unfolding in Eu¬≠rope took chilling precedence. Like so many of the seemingly minor events that herald major changes in our way of living, America’s first commercial network...
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