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During the 1940s and 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, before ABC and CBS even hit the airwaves. Allen B. DuMont, founder of DuMont Laboratories, became a folk hero for his entrepreneurial spirit in bringing television to the American people after World War Two. And yet, by 1955, the DuMont network was out ...

The Forgotten Network: Dumont and the Birth of American Television 2006, Temple University Press

ISBN-13: 9781592134991

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The Forgotten Network: Dumont and the Birth of American Television 2004, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, PA

ISBN-13: 9781592132454

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