Television: Window to the World

Oct 20, 1996 on HISTORY at 10:00 PM


At the 1939 World's Fair, NBC announced the arrival of scheduled, broadcast television, a development the public was initially slow to accept. But in the following years, TV revolutionized entertainment and modern culture. This program charts the his... (more)tory of the small screen, from the early pioneers in the field to today's technological advances. Interviews with media figures offer an insider's insight into the industry that changed the world.

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Guest stars

Walter Cronkite