Radio & TV: The Wild Blue Yonder

In Los Angeles, delegates to the 31st annual meeting of the National Association of Radio & Television Broadcasters were treated to a few eye-popping promises for the future:

¶ABC-TV, using a special TV camera, gave an experimental demonstration of 3-D television. After a halting start (it was discovered that the pictures at the receiving end were reversed and spectators had to turn their Polaroid glasses around), the performance rivaled movie 3-D in almost every respect. But it is generally conceded that 3-D television is still years away from the living room.

¶ John Mullen, chief engineer of Bing Crosby Enterprises, described his...

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