For Further Reading

These books are suggested for supplementary reading if you have access to them or wish to purchase them from the publishers. They are not approved nor officially supplied by the War Department. They have been selected because they give additional information and represent different points of view.

4000 YEARS OF TELEVISION. By Richard W. Hubbell. Published by G. P. Putnam’s Sons; 2-6 West 45th St., New York 19, N. Y. (1942). $2.25. This is a historical survey of scientific discovery and research down to the prewar days. The author is associated with CBS.

INTRODUCTION TO TELEVISION. By C. J. Hylander and Robert Harding, Jr. Published by Macmillan Company, 60 Fifth Ave., New York 11, N.Y. (1941). $2.25. A well-written guide for the person who wants to know more about the technical side of television. It starts at the beginning and in simple language brings you up to 1941.

TELEVISION: THE REVOLUTION. By Robert E. Lee. Published by Essential Books, 270 Madison Ave., New York, N. Y. (1944). $2.00. An interesting book that gives a clear statement of some of the problems involved in television. A large section of the book is devoted to television entertainment.

TELEVISION BROADCASTING: PRODUCTION, ECONOMICS, TECHNIQUE. By Lenox R. Lohr. Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, 330 West 42nd St., New York 18, N. Y. (1940). $3.00. A businessman’s book on television with, emphasis on the contributions made by RCA and NBC. The author was president of NBC at the time he wrote the book.

MODERN RADIO. By Kingdon S. Tyler. Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, 383 Madison Ave., New York 17, N. Y. (1944). $2.50. A general, current review of the problems of television is given in easy-to-understand language in four chapters of this book, which also covers broadcasting, FM, and radar. Of special interest is the chapter on color television.

Free literature on television may be obtained by writing to the concerns listed below. In writing, mention that you are conducting a GI discussion group on the subject of television.

Columbia Broadcasting System, 485 Madison Ave., New York, N. Y. Att.: Mr. Paul Kesten.

Electronics Department, General Electric Company, Schenectady, N. Y.

Allan B. DuMont Laboratories, Passaic, N. J. National Broadcasting Company, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, N. Y.

From EM 27: What Is the Future of Television? (1945)