Radio: Zoom

Television "is zooming like a V-2 rocket. . . . [It] is destined to become one of the leading industries of the United States; it will provide work for thousands and offer many new opportunities for creative talent." Thus RCA's David Sarnoff (in an American Magazine article).

Some of last week's zooming:

¶ The Tele-tone Corp. marketed a new set. At $149.95, the price was right, but the screen (5⅞ in. by 4½ in.) was tiny.

¶ Toscanini, having sweated through his first telecast (TIME, March 29), decided to call off the second one. It was too hot under those lights, he...

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