Learn more … about the history of TVs


Blog post, For the Kid in You / Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

To learn more about the history of TVs

The Kid reads many different articles in newspapers, magazines and online in writing each week’s features.

The history of television technology has generated a wealth of fascinating information which has been captured online, including articles, photos and even the singing jingle “Wow! I’ve bought color TV,” in color with full sound.

Here are key links, which will lead you to many other resources. Each will provide unique information for discussion with teachers and family.

Grandparents and great-grandparents will have great stories about the early days of television, which were quite different from today.

Have fun reading, watching and learning.

“TV Buying Guide: Get the Right TV”, Consumer Reports, March 2018, https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/tvs/buying-guide/index.htm

“The Best TVs for 2019,” By Will Greenwald, PCMag, Jan. 18, 2019, https://www.pcmag.com/roundup/256493/the-best-tvs

“TVs through the years: 1939 NY World’s Fair to digital screens,” By Christian Salazar, AMNY, April 19, 2014, https://www.amny.com/entertainment/tvs-through-the-years-1939-ny-world-s-fair-to-digital-screens-1.7759949

“History of the television, By Johnson Tur, Businessed, Oct. 23, 2018, https://bebusinessed.com/history/history-of-the-television/

Video and audio, “Wow! I bought color TV”, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qtnsHJCex3s

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