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Early Color Television

New York Times Articles About Color TV - 1949-51

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Color Video Delay Denied by RCA Aide - 10/1/1949 Different Systems - 10/22/1950
Public Sees Color Television for First Time - 1/13/1950 F. C. C. Assails Foes of Color TV Order - 10/23/1950
Color Committee Formed for Video - 1/22/1950 Video Set Owners Get Reassurance - 10/23/1950
R. C. A. Color Video Exhibited to Press - 2/9/1950 Westinghouse Plans Units for Color TV - 10/26/1950
Color Television Again Under Study - 2/19/1950 News of TV and Radio - 10/29/1950
New Company Shows Video Color - 2/21/1950 From the Radio-TV Mailbag - 10/29/1950
FCC Bars Video Move - 2/24/1950 G. E. Developing Color TV - 10/31/1950
Color Video Delay Seen - 2/28/1950 3 Judges to Hear Color Video Suit - 10/31/1950
Test Set for RCA Color Tube - 3/28/1950 R, C .A. Color Tube is Asked For by C. B. S. - 11/1/1950
R. C. A. Shows All-electronic Tube - 3/30/1950 Coy Hits Concern in Color TV Fight - 11/4/1950
RCA Shows All-electonic Tube - 3/30/1950 RCA Balks at Federal Request - 11-6-1950
Cable Carries Color - 4/7/1950 "Nothing to Hide", Johnson Asserts - 11/10/1950
To Make Color Tubes - 5/4/1950 TV Color Tickets Gone - 11/10/1950
Hearings on Color TV End - 5/27/1950 Color TV Receiver Proves Simplicity - 11/11/1950
C. B. S. Color Video Urged - 7/11/1950 Columbia Opposes Delay in Color TV - 11/12/1950
New Color Video Reported by G. E. - 7/28/1950 News & Notes from the Studios - 11/12/1950
Color TV Sent by Cable - 8/8/1950 Color TV in Court - 11/14/1950
Agreement is Seen to Spur Color TV - 8/16/1950 Video Color Test Begins on CBS - 11/14/1950
Another Color Video is Offered - 8/30/1950 New Yorkers See Color - 11/15/1950
C. B. S. Color Video Favored - 9/2/1950 Court Hears Plea to Bar CBS Color - 11/15/1950
The Color Decision - 9/101950 Color TV Delayed - 11/16/1950
72 Color Video Shows - 9/13/1950 Court Action on Color Television - 11/16/1950
TV Makers Protest Approval of Color - 9/16/1950 C. B. S. Cancels Prograrms - 11/17/1950
Video Company Reject Bid of FCC - 9/29/1950 Court Signs Restraining Order - 11/17/1950
CBS Urges Use of TV Adapter - 9/30/1950 FCC Sees Victory for CBS Color TV - 11/17/1950
Big Ten Color TV Makers Reject Plan - 10/3/1950 A Confused Issue - 11/19/1950
Color TV Delay Asked - 10/6/1950 Video Confusion Charged - 11/22/1950
Queries, Answers on Color TV - 10/12/1950 Improved R. C. A. Color is Shown - 12/6/1950
Queries, Answers on Color TV - 10/12/1950 Improved RCA Color is Shown - 12/6/1950
TV Firm Plans Suit - 10/12/1950 Sarnoff and Coy Clash on Color TV - 12/7/1950
Public, TV Industry Stirred by FCC Ruling on Color - 10/13/1950 RCA's New Color - 12/10/1950
Video Makers Study Problems of Color - 10/17/1950 Color TV to Begin in Philadelphia - 12/13/1950
Color Converters Made - 10/18/1950 CBS Denies Move to Sell Color Video - 12/21/1950
2 Television Manufacturers Sue - 10/18/1950 Color TV Ruling Slated - 12/22/1950
Television Chaos - 10/18/1950 New CBS Color Unit Has Larger View - 12/27/1950
Letters to the Times - 10/20/1950 R. C. A. Starts Tests of Color Video - 5/3/1951
No Plan for Shutdown - 10/20/1950 High Court Backs C. B. S. Color Video - 5/29/1951
Television in Color - 10/22/1950 R. C. A. Begins its Tests of TV in Color - 7/10/1951

1952

Stations and Sarnoff Clash at N. P. A. Hearing - 2/9/1952 New Color TV Test Hailed as Supurb - 8/25/1952
May End Ban on Color TV Sets - 2/14/1952 Westinghouse Tells of New Color TV Set - 9/30/1952
Radio and TV Face Grand Jury Test - 2/29/1952 Color Video Sets Slated for 1954 - 10/23/1952
Color TV Series to Show Surgery - 5/11/1952 TV to Broadcast Cancer Therapy - 10/25/1952
Why Blue Shirts? - 6/8/52 To Air Color TV Ruling 11/10/1952
U. S. Modifies Ban on Color TV Sets - 6/25/1952 Linoleum Sales Meeting is First to Use Color TV - 12/11/1952
F. C. C. Denies Request of R. C. A. Color Test - 6/26/1952  

1953

Interests Found Delaying Color TV - 3/9/1953 Color Video Predicted for All in 4 Years - 9/9/1953
Delay in Color TV Sifted - 3/14/1953 2 Color Systems Rejected by FCC - 9/9/1953
Answer to a Question - 3/15/1953 Color TV Demonstration Set - 9/15/1953
Color TV Enquiry Set - 3/16/1953 Color TV System Ready - 9/19/1953
Ban on Color TV Opposed - 3/20/1953 Color Video Nears the Retail Market - 9/29/1953
Color TV Set Curb to End - 3/21/1953 New Hats Shown by Color TV - 10/1/1953
New Color TV System - 3/25/1953 Leaders Disagree on Color TV Prices - 10/2/1953
RCA Will Seek Color TV Sanction - 3/25/1953 New Color Tube for TV Created - 10/6/1953
CBS Jettisons Monopoly on Color Video Production - 3/26/1953 Television Review - A Color Show - 10/9/1953
Color 5 Years Off, DuMont Testifies - 3/27/1953 Color Video in 3 or 4 Months After FCC Test - 10/16/1953
Clarification by Stanton - 3/28/1953 Quick Action Urged on Color TV - 10/20/1953
TV Aide is Querried on Color 'Revolt' - 3/28/1953 Television Notes - 10/26/1953
Speed on Color TV Pledged by FCC - 4/1/1953 RCA Test Films for Color-TV Sets - 10/30/1953
Television in Review - 4/1/1953 Radio-TV Notes - 10/31/1953
RCA Color TV Hailed in Test - 4/15/1953 First Home Reception of Home TV Proves Effective in Operatic Field - 11/1/1953
CBS Color Video Fails to Impress - 4/16/1953 Television in Review - Further Thoughts on Color - 11/2/1953
Action in Color TV - 4/19/1953 Coast-to-Coast TV is Shown in Color - 11/4/1953
CBS to Conduct Color Experiments Using All-Industry Standards - 4/21/1953 Hollywood Test - 11/8/1953
Color TV Seen Ready in Year - 5/1/1953 More on Tinted TV - 11/29/1953
Studio Problems of Tinted Video - 5/3/1953 News and Notes from the Studiios - 11/29/1953
DuMont Building TV with 3D Color - 5/5/1953 Movies Put on Tape for TV - 12/2/1953
Color TV Believed Still Years Away - 6/9/1953 Compatible Color Approved for TV - 12/18/1953
Color TV Seen Next Year - 6/12/1953 To Make Color TV Tube - 12/19/1953
Color TV Seen Coming Early in '54 - 6/30/1953 FCC Rules Color TV Can Go on Air at Once - 12/19/1953
First Color TV Expensive - 7/10/1953 Television Review - 12/21/1953
New Color TV Standard Asked by TV Group - 7/24/1953 Color TV Code Date Set - 12/22/1953
Color TV Sets, Expensive at First, Expected to Drop to $300 by 1957 - 7/26/1953 RCA Will Begin Color Clinics - 12/23/1953
Hope for Mass Production - 8/7/1953 Seasons Greetings - 12/27/1953
Columbia Will Test Color TV System - 8/7/1953 G E Develops Color TV Tube - 12/28/1953
FCC Ready to Authorize a New Color TV System - 8/8/1953 Television in Review - 12/28/1953
Emerson Planning $240 Color TV Set - 8/26/1953 Color TV Rushed to Many Outlets - 12/28/1953
NBC Set to Begin Color TV Sept. 8 - 8/31/1953 First Admiral Color TV -12/31/1953
Lee to Use Color TV - 9/8/1953