The Forgotten Network (Paperback)

Dumont and the Birth of American Television

By David Weinstein

Temple University Press, 9781592134991, 228pp.

Publication Date: March 28, 2006

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During the late 1940s and early 1950s, the name DuMont was synonymous with the new medium of television. Many people first watched TV on DuMont-brand sets, the best receivers money could buy. More viewers enjoyed their first programs on the DuMont network, which was established in 1946. This book examines DuMont's programs and personalities.