WORLD’S FAIR OPENED ON THIS DAY IN 1939

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On April 30, 1939, the New York World’s Fair opened in New York
City
. The opening ceremony, which featured speeches by President Franklin D. Roosevelt ( above) and New York Governor Herbert
Lehman, ushered in the first day of television broadcasting in New
York (below).

Early Television

Early Television

Photographs of an early telecast from the 1939 Worlds Fair.

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