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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.

John Dillinger Killed

Notorious gangster John Dillinger was killed outside a Chicago movie theatre on July 22, 1934. ... more

Lincoln Logs’ Wright Connection

Talent and vision undoubtedly run through the Wright family. Frank Lloyd Wright, famous architect ... more

Kansas City Massacre

The Kansas City Massacre occurred on the morning of June 17, 1933. Law enforcement officers were ... more
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