Radio: At Last, Color TV

Color television, the shore dimly seen, broke into the clear last week when the Federal Communications Commission announced it would authorize a new compatible color system which can be received in black & white on existing TV sets.

The announcement is not the final word. The FCC will hear any objections until Sept. 8, but the big networks and set manufacturers seem agreed that the time and the system are right. Although the method is the product of the three-year-old National Television System Committee, a technical group representing most of the major manufacturers, the...

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