Television (TV), sometimes shortened to tele or telly, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set, a television show, or the medium of television transmission. Television is a mass medium for advertising, entertainment, news, and sports. Television became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but it would still be several years before the new technology would be marketed to consumers. After World War II, an improved form of black-and-white TV broadcasting became …



LJMU: Liverpool John Moores University · 7 December 2018 English

A good deal has been made of the fact that amongst the numerous volumes which are the official History of the Second World War, the Ministry of Information (MoI) is …

Adams, previously a producer for fledgling BBC television and now Director of Home Intelligence at the World War.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television 1 (1): 57–66. Titmuss, Richard M. 1950. History

1 January 2017 English

“The socialist system has won in our country,” Antonín Novotný, the leader of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, triumphantly declared at a national party conference on July 5, 1960, and …

consumer society where items such as refrigerators, television sets, or even private cars became accessible

1 January 2017 English

Soon after the Allies defeated Germany in World War II, the country became the central battleground of the Cold War between the communist East and democratic, capitalist West. To prevent …

could tune into Western media and witness on television how people in the West lived and listen to news service, the East German press, and West German television.” They were quite critical of the G.D.R. regime

1 January 2017 English

1968 was a momentous year. In the West, it is primarily remembered as a moment of global youth revolt.1 Events in Eastern Europe took place within the context of this …

articles on controversial topics, while radio and television stations broadcast uncensored critical interviews throughout the print media and on the radio and television.14 Across the country there were tens of thousands much rather keep their jobs, their flats, their television sets and their vodka than go out on to the streets

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Bulgarian

A file of correspondence and reports concerning the internal political situation in Bulgaria. The documents cover meetings of the Bulgarian Central Committee and National Assembly concerning a new labour code, …

significantly he stressed the role of "radio, television, cinema, theatre, literature and all the public

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of documents concerning the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia (K.S.?.) and the Czechoslovak government. Subjects discussed in the file include a conference of K.S.?. party secretaries; the sixth meeting …

the Polish press. He also refers to a Polish television programme which showed documents about preparations

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

goaded into comment by reports on West German television, the hitherto silent GDR press of 18 August

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 Czech

A file of documents concerning the restitution of Czechoslovak gold and the settlement of British claims against Czechoslovakia. Subjects discussed in the file include an agreement for the repatriation of …

« - 2 - taken place. Dr Krai appeared on television on 21 February reporting to the Governor of

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

visit to China in 1980, amid saturation Congolese television coverage, and the Chinese have instituted an

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

much prominence in the official media. The main television news on Sunday evening gave him well over a j willing to appear on television. There is no need. In boycotting television they cannot; count on minister who came / under attack would race to the television studios to make his explanations; now he could

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