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Early Color Television

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Pre-NTSC Systems

New York Times articles


2 Concerns Offer TV Color Service DuMont Answer to CBS Lawsuit
Advance in Color TV Displayed by CBS Electronic Color Television
All-Electronic Color Television Created by RCA Electronic Color Television is Here
Amateurs Shoot Color TV Football is Telecast Using CBS Color TV
Bendix Pitch Dubious Help to TV Color Full Color Television
Billboard Articles - CBS Color Decision Oct. 21, 1950 Full Color Tubes for TV
CBS - first New York demonstration of color television Gray Research Monitor Article
CBS Color-TV Receivers Hazeltine's Colorful Days (courtesy of John Folsom)
CBS magazine and newspaper ads Here's Your Color TV
CBS Makes Live Pick-Up in Color Television Hint No Freeze-End Before Color-TV
CBS newspaper articles from Steve Dichter Home made color converters
CBS Will Carry Horse Races Inside the New Color TV Sets
Color Sets - Makers Slow to Apply With NPA NRI 1941 article about color television
Color Television - by Robert Ehrlich New Television System Transmits Images in Full Color
Color Television (Radio-Craft article) Proceedings of the IEEE in 1999
Color Television (Service article) Quick Magazine
Color Television Comes True Rainbow on the TV Screen
Color Television Demonstrated Silvertone field sequential demonstration
Color Television Exhibited to IRE Simulating a CBS Color Signal
Color Television Here Surgery in Color Television
Color Television - National Radio News Synchronizing the Color Wheel
Color Television Systems Television - Color and Big Screens Open New Horizons
Color Television Today Television in Color
Color TV: Almost, But Not Quite Television Today
Color TV Demonstrations Reveal Engineering Progress Urges FCC to Okay Color Tele Now
Colour TV Goes Public Video Reporter
Color's Here, by Godfrey What Color Does To TV
Consumer Reports Supports CBS System What's Cooking in Color TV
DeForest 1941 article about color TV Wheel Weaves Colors Together for Television
DuMont Sued - Patent Infringement Charges by CBS You'll Get Color TV Sooner than you Think

NTSC System

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New York Times articles


ABCs of Color Television How Color Television Works
Biggest Color TV Campaign Underway How They Crowd Colors into TV Channels
Broadcast News Color Television Issue How They Paint Color TV Pictures
CBS-TV Slates 47 1/2 Hours of Color Programming in Fall How You'll Get TV Colorcasts
Color Outlook Next Year Installing a Color Picture Tube
Color Sales Up, But Below Hopes Living Test Patterns: The Models Who Calibrated Color TV
Color TV Exhibits Signs of Maturing Most Makers Hold Hue Set Production
Color TV - Is It Worth the Money? NBC Hatches Rainbow of Color
Color TV program schedules NBC 1962-63 color schedule
Color Television is Here Newspaper articles about the NTSC system
Color Television - Its Status Today RCA and NBC Petition FCC to Adopt Standards
Color Television - Past, Present, Future RCA Begins Production of Color TV Sets
Color TV for Everybody: A Timetable RCA 21 Inch Color TV in Production
Color TV Showroom Report on Color TV
Coming Out of Color Servicing Color TV Now
Consumer Reports - June, 1954 about CT-100 Some TV Firms Buying RCA 21-Inch Color Sets
Consumer Reports - April, 1954 Stations Broadcasting Rose Bowl Parade
Don't Be Afraid of Color TV Technician and Circuit Digests
Editorials on Color TV Who'll Buy a Triumph
Experimental British color set Who Invented Color Television?
FCC Approval of Color Standards Zenith 1954 rectangular color CRT
Few Will See 1st Big Color Push Seen in '56 Last Half
Hollywood Sees Color TV  

The CBS/RCA Color War

Color Television? The Color War
Facts of the Color TV Dispute TV Color Controversy
Message to RCA Distributors Two Systems of Color Television
Spot Radio News Your Stake in the Color Decision

General Articles

New York Times color articles Wayne Bretl's articles