This fascinating book tells the story of how television became popular in the United States following the medium's debut at the 1939 New York World's Fair. You'll learn about the people, events, and performances that were televised - or influenced what was being televised - from 1939 to 1953. In addition to the entertainment and cultural aspects of this newborn medium, The Magic Window also explores the business, politics, and technology of early television.

The Magic Window: American Television,1939-1953 2002, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780789015068

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