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Ripped From Today’s Headlines!…

Don Asmussen‘s daily strip “Bad Reporter” just keeps getting better…

As we decide between two scoops or three, we might recall that it was on this date in 1951 that the first television program was seen simultaneously across the U.S.– a news program, a speech by President Truman opening the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco– utilizing coaxial cable and microwave links that had been installed over the spring and summer.  An estimated audience of 30 million watched the President, the largest television audience to date.

source: AT&T Labs

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