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\1 TEHERAN. Allied leaders gather for one of the most
world-stirring conferences in all of mankind's history. Here newsreel cameras grind, capturing dramatic sights and sounds to be rushed by special plane to the U.S.A. \ % 2 THE PLANE ROARS OFF. Films aboard, a big U. S. Army ' plane starts on its secret course toward the Atlantic Ocean and America's distant shores. HOW MILLIONS WILL SEE WORLD EVENTS! YES, it happened in four states-Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania! From comfortable arm chairs, right at home people in those four states simultane ously witnessed the stirring scenes of the Teheran Conference. They saw the world's greatest statesmen, the President of the United States, the Prime Minister of England and the Russian Premier, parade before their eyes —a few hours after the films official release. This uas television in action today! How it was done In far-off Iran, newsreels captured the exciting scenes as fast *s they happened. With the cooperation of the U. S. Army Air Corps, a big four-motored plane sped the films to America —to NBC s television studios, where the pictures were put on the air via the NBC television transmitter on top of the Empire State Building, for television set owners in the states of New York, New, Jersey, and Connecticut. These same pictures, via the air waves, were picked up for re-broadcast by the Philco television transmitter in Philadelphia, Jor the audience in that area. Here was one of the most forceful demonstrations yet of what television will mean to all of us in the years ahead. But there will he this difference. Then you will not have to wait a day, or even a minute to see great events from your armchair as they occur. Events in far-off places, first in America, and some day around the world, will be seen in your home not an hour or a minute later but uhile they are happening' When this w ar is won, the Radio Corporation of America will be in the forefront of those working to give you this "instantaneous" television picture of world events. Right now the day is being postponed because of the wrar. But all of us here at home can help speed its coming by staying on our job, by buying War Bonds, by giving "our best” in what ever way we work for the war. RADIO CORPORATION OF AMERICA Leads the Way... in Radio, Television, Electronics 3HI8H ABOVE THE ATLANTIC, the plane races against time across thousands of miles of open ocean. Then — Amer ica below! And swooping to earth it is met bv special messengers who rush the films to NBC Television Studios in New York City. ft | ft ft | 4 READY FOR ACTION. All is speed here in the television studios as films are made ready—the final step before RCA television equipment in the NBC studios will send them out to waiting audiences. SEEN IN 4 STATES AT THE SAME TIME As scenes of the Teheran Conference streamed out to people in Metro politan New York, New Jerses and Connecticut from the television tower atop the Empire State Building, they also went by relav to Philadelphia. NBC Tele vision programs also are regularlv rebroadcast from Schenectady, thus forming "network” television as it will some day span whole continents and circle the globe. 6 TO THE SMITHS AT HOME. What the Smiths and the Joneses and thousands of others saw was more than just a telecast of a major news event. They were also seeing a demonstration of what television will some day bring even faster, and to many more people, when television comes into its full flowering after the war.