The growth of the infant television industry has been stunted by a prodigious argument over its care & feeding. Should television broadcasts be in black & white or in color? Last week, after 14 weeks of weighing the testimony, the Federal Communications Commission finally ruled in favor of black & white.

So for the next four or five years, perhaps longer, anyone who wanted to buy a television set would have to be content with a black & white receiver. The argument before FCC was highly technical. But the issues were dollars & cents. The real question was whether Radio Corp....

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