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April 7th
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Today in 1927: First telecast of sound and image
The first simultaneous telecast of image and sound takes place on this day in 1927. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover read a speech in Washington, D.C., which was transmitted to Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York City, where an audience saw and heard a tiny televised image of Hoover, less than 3 inches square.

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    Just an "I'm alive and reading" post. hi all. :)

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