Radio: Color Future

The Supreme Court decision in favor of CBS color (TIME, June 4) did not mean that U.S. audiences would start seeing regular television shows in color right away. For one thing, not many set owners were likely to plunk down an estimated $125 for the necessary converters and adapters until they were assured of a full color schedule. For another, though CBS estimated that color receivers would be moving off U.S. assembly lines by September, most television manufacturers were either noncommittal on the subject or obviously dragging their feet.

Even CBS was making no large promises about its color schedule. It planned...

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