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GJA
Session #5
Interviewee: Frank Stanton
Interviewer: Mary Marshall Clark
New York, New York
Date: April 30, 1991

Q:

This is April 30, 1991. My name is Mary Marshall Clark and I'm interviewing Dr. Frank Stanton. This is session number five. Good morning, Dr. Stanton.

Stanton:

Good morning to you.

Q:

It appears that the mikes are up and running.

Just a few mundane follow-up questions from last time. We discussed the development of color technology and television but primarily color technology last time. Given that the technology was, I guess, pretty much perfected by the late fifties or sixties, something like that, when was it used consistently by CBS and NBC in day to day programming?

Stanton:

You're talking about color, now?

Q:

Color.

Stanton:

NBC was into color deeper in terms of its broadcasting than CBS. A few years prior to our schedule -- I'm trying to fix the dates in my mind, I don't believe I can give you the dates accurately, but I can tell you -- as far as our schedule was concerned, we really



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