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Satellite TV turns 50

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It is 50 years since the first public satellite television images were beamed across the Atlantic from the United States to Britain and mainland Europe.

Iain Logie Baird, grandson of television pioneer John Logie Baird and curator of broadcast culture at the National Media Museum in Bradford, discusses what the first transmission brought about in terms of progress.


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