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The First Commercial Radio Broadcast In The 1920's

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The first commercial radio broadcast was the results of the Harding-Cox election race on November 2, 1920, Was transmitted by the KDKA radio station. The fact that sound waves could travel through the atmosphere to a location hundreds of miles away must have seemed magical to the people in the 1920s and before. This was a historic event, even though very few people have heard the broadcast at first since not a lot of radios were owned at the time. The radio soon caught the public’s attention and demand skyrocketed for radio receivers. Between 1923 and 1930, sixty percent of American families purchased radios. It then became American tradition where families gathered around a glowing box for night-time entertainment, forever changing our own
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