Tales of the Jazz Age #3

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Washington, DC -- On April 7th, television was inaugurated as a successful achievement of scientific research. For the first time, men sat in New York and looked 200 miles over a telephone wire at other men in Washington. Photo shows Secretary of Commerce Hoover, as he appeared at his office in Washington while speaking to and being seen by Walter S. Gifford, President of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company in New York City. Listening in on the conversation are General J.J. Carty, A.E. Berry and Stephen Davis. (1927)

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