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"Television? The word is half Greek and half Latin. No good will come of it."
C.P. Scott

I wonder if Mr. Scott said that over a telephone. Just as the telephone has become a ubiquitous fixture in our homes, cars, and pockets, most households have one or more televisions. It's the main source of information for many of us, and since the 1960 Presidential Election, it has helped us choose our leaders.

Let's take a quick look at the history of television and honor a few of the people responsible for bringing us a piece of furniture that entertains and teaches us.

Philco TV
The first televised political debate in the U.S. was during the 1960 presidential race between Richard M. Nixon and John F. Kennedy. Some believe that the television debate clinched the victory for the younger, more charismatic Kennedy.

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