This was written in response to the loud cries generated by those would-be pioneering couch-potatoes - it is an article that presents a lengthy list of all the technical difficulties the young television broadcasting industry had to deal with in 1937 if was to ever get off the ground.
"First to have commercial television, it is agreed, will be New York City, then Philadelphia. In both of these cities transmitting-stations already exist. Advancement to other urban centers will be slower. Chicago, for example will have commercial television only after it has been made to pay in New York and Philadelphia. As each city's television enterprises become self-supporting, installation will be begun in a new center."
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