FIRST USE OF VIDEOTAPE ON THIS DATE IN 1956

Ampes vrx-1000
The first commercial use of Videotape in Television was
with the Ampex VRX-1000 video recorder, shown above.
The broadcast was Douglas Edwards with The News on
CBS. It was a telecast from New York to the Television 
City studios of CBS in Hollywood.

douglas edwards and the news 
         Douglas Edwards, on the right, in the CBS- Newsroom.

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WHEN NETWORK TV NEWS WAS… THE NEWS!

john cameron swaze  
           John Cameron Swayze 

 Douglas edwards   
              Douglas Edwards

 edwardmurrow
                                Edward R. Murrow
Huntley-Brinkley walter-cronkite-2

  Chet Huntley & David Brinkley                    Walter Cronkite

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