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Election Night, 1948

Dateline: American's living rooms, Nov. 2, 1948. We've become so used to sophisticated media campaigns that it's easy to forget how primitive the coverage of elections used to be. This photo shows the studio in Chicago where the first broadcast of presidential election returns originated. Note the high-tech data management system at upper left.
:: Posted in Curiosities on October 21, 2004
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