Science: Television

For centuries men have dreamed of the eye that would penetrate stone walls and miles of space. Last week sight at a distance (television) came true. In Manhattan, in the auditorium of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, Walter S. Gifford, President of the American Telephone & Telegraph Co., talked to his Vice President, General J. J. Carty, in Washington, D. C. Said President Gifford, dapper, cheery: "Hello, General, you're looking fine. I see you have your glasses on." Out of the loudspeaker, General Carty's bass voice boomed: "Does it—ah—does it flatter me?" President Gifford...

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