Wednesday, January 30, 2013

From Early TV through the 1960s

Households with Television Sets:

1946
8,000
1949
940,000
1952          
15,300,000
1955
30,700,000
1958
41,924,000






Source: Historical Statistics of the United States, 796





New York Times coverage of the Bay of Pigs

Thirty-minute broadcasts start on 9/2/63.  JFK appears on Cronkite.  See clip at 13:00



Vietnam opinion

Cronkite's recollection:





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