Radio: Twinkle, Flash & Crawl

"Let's have color television now." This seemingly innocent proposition, proffered to the Federal Communications Commission by the Columbia Broadcasting System, has thrown the whole television industry into a frenzy of activity, alarms and bitter accusations.

Since late September the hearings before FCC in Washington's chastely paneled Department of Commerce Auditorium have been crowded with TV experts, near-experts, publicity men, lawyers, Congressmen and corporate presidents and vice presidents. Witnesses spouted reams of technical testimony. Some witnesses were branded as liars, and their motives were viewed with alarm.

So far, the harried commission has made...

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