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Early Color Television

Magazine and Newspaper Articles

Pre-NTSC Systems


Amateurs Shoot Color TV Color TV Demonstrations Reveal Engineering Progress Proceedings of the IEEE in 1999
Bendix Pitch Dubious Help to TV Color Colour TV Goes Public Quick Magazine
Billboard Articles - CBS Color Decision Oct. 21, 1950 Color's Here, by Godfrey Rainbow on the TV Screen
CBS - first New York demonstration of color television Consumer Reports Supports CBS System Surgery in Color Television
CBS Color-TV Receivers DeForest 1941 article about color TV Synchronizing the Color Wheel
CBS magazine and newspaper ads Electronic Color Television Television - Color and Big Screens Open New Horizons
CBS Makes Live Pick-Up in Color Television Electronic Color Television is Here Television in Color
CBS newspaper articles from Steve Dichter Full Color Television Television Today
Color Television (Radio-Craft article) Full Color Tubes for TV Video Reporter
Color Television (Service article) Gray Research Monitor Article What Color Does To TV
Color Television Comes True Here's Your Color TV What's Cooking in Color TV
Color Television Demonstrated Home made color converters Wheel Weaves Colors Together for Television
Color Television Here Inside the New Color TV Sets You'll Get Color TV Sooner than you Think
Color Television - National Radio News NRI 1941 article about color television  
Color Television Today New Television System Transmits Images in Full Color  

NTSC System


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ABCs of Color Television Editorials on Color TV RCA and NBC Petition FCC to Adopt Standards
Color TV - Is It Worth the Money? Experimental British color set RCA Begins Production of Color TV Sets
Color TV program schedules FCC Approval of Color Standards RCA 21 Inch Color TV in Production
Color Television is Here How Color Television Works Report on Color TV
Color Television - Its Status Today How They Crowd Colors into TV Channels Servicing Color TV Now
Color Television - Past, Present, Future How They Paint Color TV Pictures Technician and Circuit Digests
Color TV for Everybody: A Timetable How You'll Get TV Colorcasts Who'll Buy a Triumph
Coming Out of Color Installing a Color Picture Tube Who Invented Color Television?
Consumer Reports - June, 1954 about CT-100 Most Makers Hold Hue Set Production Zenith 1954 rectangular color CRT
Consumer Reports - April, 1954 about Westinghouse NBC Hatches Rainbow of Color  
Don't Be Afraid of Color TV Newspaper articles about the NTSC system  

The CBS/RCA Color War

Color Television? The Color War Two Systems of Color Television
Spot Radio News TV Color Controversy Your Stake in the Color Decision

General Articles

Spectratac color converter Wayne Bretl's articles