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Tuesday, September 4, 2012
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Boston Receives First Transcontinental TV Broadcast

. . . in 1951, anyone in Boston with access to a television set could be part of history — a program was transmitted live from coast-to-coast for the first time ever. President Harry Truman's opening speech at the Japanese Peace Treaty Conference in San Francisco was broadcast to an audience of 40,000,000 people, by far the largest audience for...
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