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Predictions from 1946

Darryl F Zanuck
1911-1969; Head of Twentieth Century-Fox

Television won't be able to hold on to any market it captures after the first six months. People will soon get tired of staring at a plywood box every night.
1946, source unknown

L O Woodford
General manager of AT&T's long lines department

Predicts that there will be a nationwide US television distribution network by 1951.
Speech to Television Broadcasters Association second annual conference, New York, 11 October 1946


Chronomedia 1946

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David Fisher