First Long Distance Transmission

April 7, 1927

Pictures of US Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover are transmitted 200 miles by wire from Washington to New York by AT&T’s Bell Labs, in the world’s first televised speech and first long distance television transmission. 1000 men are employed for the demonstration


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