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Producing for TV and Video by Cathrine Kellison

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Television: “the art of distant seeing … the possibilities of the new art are as boundless as the imagination.”

—David Sarnoff, 1927

There’s nothing on it worthwhile, and we’re not going to watch it in this household, and I don’t want it in your intellectual diet.

—Philo T. Farnsworth, one of television’s inventors, to his children

images TV: Past, Present — and Future

This Chapter’s Talking Points

I. Television Is a Unique Medium
II. How TV Works
III. The Impact of Human Vision on TV
IV. The Creators of Television
V. Television’s Evolution
VI. Television’s Transitions — From the 1920s to the Present
VII. Summary
VIII. Chapter Review ...

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