Science: Television Leaves the Laboratory

A wholesale grocer and a newspaper prepared last week to operate the first commercial television service in the U. S. Edward G. McDougall of Libby McNeill & Libby, food firm, has long been a television enthusiast. Like other television amateurs he has been impatient because the country's 26 experimental stations have not reached a large public, because amateurs have had difficulty in buying proper receiving sets. He consulted William S. Hedges, president of the Chicago Daily News radio station WMAQ. He said that if the Daily News would construct a television broadcasting station,...

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