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Early Color Television

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Pre-NTSC Systems

New York Times articles


2 Concerns Offer TV Color Service DuMont Sued - Patent Infringement Charges by CBS
Advance in Color TV Displayed by CBS DuMont Answer to CBS Lawsuit
All-Electronic Color Television Created by RCA Electronic Color Television
Amateurs Shoot Color TV Electronic Color Television is Here
Bendix Pitch Dubious Help to TV Color Football is Telecast Using CBS Color TV
Billboard Articles - CBS Color Decision Oct. 21, 1950 Full Color Television
CBS - first New York demonstration of color television Full Color Tubes for TV
CBS Color-TV Receivers Gray Research Monitor Article
CBS magazine and newspaper ads Here's Your Color TV
CBS Makes Live Pick-Up in Color Television Hint No Freeze-End Before Color-TV
CBS newspaper articles from Steve Dichter Home made color converters
CBS Will Carry Horse Races Inside the New Color TV Sets
Color Sets - Makers Slow to Apply With NPA NRI 1941 article about color television
Color Television - by Robert Ehrlich New Television System Transmits Images in Full Color
Color Television (Radio-Craft article) Proceedings of the IEEE in 1999
Color Television (Service article) Quick Magazine
Color Television Comes True Rainbow on the TV Screen
Color Television Demonstrated Silvertone field sequential demonstration
Color Television Exhibited to IRE Surgery in Color Television
Color Television Here Synchronizing the Color Wheel
Color Television - National Radio News Television - Color and Big Screens Open New Horizons
Color Television Systems Television in Color
Color Television Today Television Today
Color TV: Almost, But Not Quite Urges FCC to Okay Color Tele Now
Color TV Demonstrations Reveal Engineering Progress Video Reporter
Colour TV Goes Public What Color Does To TV
Color's Here, by Godfrey What's Cooking in Color TV
Consumer Reports Supports CBS System Wheel Weaves Colors Together for Television
DeForest 1941 article about color TV You'll Get Color TV Sooner than you Think

NTSC System

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New York Times articles


ABCs of Color Television How They Crowd Colors into TV Channels
Biggest Color TV Campaign Underway How They Paint Color TV Pictures
Broadcast News Color Television Issue How You'll Get TV Colorcasts
Color Outlook Next Year Installing a Color Picture Tube
Color Sales Up, But Below Hopes Most Makers Hold Hue Set Production
Color TV Exhibits Signs of Maturing NBC Hatches Rainbow of Color
Color TV - Is It Worth the Money? NBC 1962-63 color schedule
Color TV program schedules Newspaper articles about the NTSC system
Color Television is Here RCA and NBC Petition FCC to Adopt Standards
Color Television - Its Status Today RCA Begins Production of Color TV Sets
Color Television - Past, Present, Future RCA 21 Inch Color TV in Production
Color TV for Everybody: A Timetable Report on Color TV
Coming Out of Color Servicing Color TV Now
Consumer Reports - June, 1954 about CT-100 Some TV Firms Buying RCA 21-Inch Color Sets
Consumer Reports - April, 1954 Stations Broadcasting Rose Bowl Parade
Don't Be Afraid of Color TV Technician and Circuit Digests
Editorials on Color TV Who'll Buy a Triumph
Experimental British color set Who Invented Color Television?
FCC Approval of Color Standards Zenith 1954 rectangular color CRT
Few Will See 1st Big Color Push Seen in '56 Last Half
How Color Television Works  

The CBS/RCA Color War

Color Television? The Color War
Facts of the Color TV Dispute TV Color Controversy
Message to RCA Distributors Two Systems of Color Television
Spot Radio News Your Stake in the Color Decision

General Articles

Spectratac color converter Wayne Bretl's articles
New York Times color articles