Article abstract: David Sarnoff founded the National Broadcasting Company in 1926, creating the first permanent radio network.
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The successful use of radio by the U.S. Navy in World War I and an emerging view that the national interest of the United States required the development of this new technology by strictly American hands led to the formation of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in 1919. The new company, formed by a combination of the industrial giants General Electric (GE), American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T),...
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