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DuMont Network Ushers Modern Television Era

The modern era of network television began with the DuMont Network on January 11, 1948. WDTV (now KDKA), DuMont’s Pittsburgh station, connected the East Coast and the Midwest by airing live network programs from New York to Chicago. The network was an integral part of America’s broadcasting landscape for 11 years.

America’s Oldest Magazine

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Sue the Dinosaur Finds a New Home in Chicago

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