GOVERNMENT: Too Early for Television?

Rubric for television and its No. 1 sponsor, big Radio Corp. of America, was last February's leap-year day. On the 20th of February, after seven days of public hearings on the technique and possibilities of television and a month's deliberation, the Federal Communications Commission gave RCA and lesser telecasters a history-making go-ahead.

Clothed under early New Deal blanket legislation with mighty authority over the air, FCC announced that limited commercial telecasting could begin on Sept. 1 —i. e., that advertising sponsors could pay program production costs, leave telecasters out of pocket only for...

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