Radio: Practice

Among the automobile showrooms and tire and accessory shops where Boston's Commonwealth Avenue runs into Kenmore Square, gaudy posters proclaim TELEVISION. A PREVIEW OF TOMORROW. SENSATIONAL, ENTERTAINING, EDUCATIONAL. The sensation belongs to the Massachusetts Television Institute, licensed by the city authorities to operate America's first television theatre.

M. T. I. is not in the broadcasting entertainment business. It is a television technology training school. Behind its garish façade it has distinguished advisers —Inventors Dr. Greenleaf Whittier Pickard, Philo Taylor Farnsworth. M. I. T. treasurer is Socialite Sam Batchelder, onetime Harvard football and...

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