Radio: Color Postponed

The CBS system of color TV, in its fourth month of regular broadcasting, was stopped dead last week by a letter from Washington. The letter, written by Defense Mobilizer Charles E. Wilson, asked CBS to suspend its plans for the mass production of color sets. The request was made, said Wilson, in order to save scarce materials needed for the defense effort.

Since color sets use the same materials as black & white sets, which are not affected by the order, Washington observers found it hard to follow Mobilizer Wilson's reasoning. A later announcement seemed to make it clear that the order...

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