Television Ownership Drops in U.S., Nielsen Reports – NYTimes.com

Television ownership is still historically higher than in the 1950s, but it dropped for the first time in history.  In 1946, there were only 17,000 TVs in the US.  By 1949, the number of TVs purchased each month was 250,000.  By 1953, 66% of American owned a TV, by 1960, 87%.

Television Ownership Drops in U.S., Nielsen Reports – NYTimes.com.

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About Peter Catapano

I am an associate professor of history at New York City College of Technology. My research interest are in US Cultural History, Immigration History, and Critical Theory. My time/place field is the US during the Gilded Age and Progressive Era.
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