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The history of television, 1942 to 2000

Author: Albert Abramson; Christopher H Sterling
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2008]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A technical history of television covers significant developments from 1942 to 2000, including television during World War II, the change from helical to high band technology, and the rise of electronic journalism.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Abramson; Christopher H Sterling
ISBN: 0786432438 9780786432431
OCLC Number: 170955631
Notes: "A companion volume to the author's The history of television, 1880 to 1941 (McFarland, 1987)."
Reprint. Originally published, 2003.
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Television and World War II (1942-1945) --
The postwar era (1946-1949) --
The second NTSC and color (1950-1953) --
The Ampex revolution (1954-1956) --
Europe turns down NTSC (1957-1960) --
From helicals to high band (1961-1964) --
Solid-state cameras (1965-1967) --
Television's finest hour: Apollo II (1968-1971) --
The rise of electronic journalism (1972-1976) --
Television enters the studios (1977-1979) --
Introduction of the camcorder (1980-1984) --
The death of RCA, or the G.E. Massacre (1985-1989) --
The grand alliance (1990-1994) --
"E-cinema" and the 1080p24 format (1995-2000).
Responsibility: Albert Abramson ; foreword by Christopher H. Sterling.

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Upon the development in the mid - 1940s of new cameras and picture tubes that made commercial television possible worldwide, the medium rose rapidly to prominence. This second volume, 1942 to 2000,  Read more...

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