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1940s: TV comes to St. Louis

Shortly after the end of World War II, a man named George Burbach brought a new technology called "television" to St. Louis.

Brandie Piper

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Published: 10:46 AM CST January 24, 2022
Updated: 10:46 AM CST January 24, 2022

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In the 1930s and ‘40s, television stations started popping up across the eastern half of the United States, and it wasn’t long until a man brought that new technology to St. Louis.

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