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History Television is a Canadian cable television specialty channel which presents programming about history and some non-historical programming of military and technology interest. The channel is owned by Alliance Atlantis Communications. Image File history File links HistoryTelevision. ... Coaxial cable is often used to transmit cable television into the house. ... A specialty channel or specialty service is a television channel, generally not available through conventional broadcast television, which consists of programming focused on a single type or targeted at a specific demographic. ... For other senses of this word, see history (disambiguation). ... } the surface of the planet for the first time and explore space. ... Alliance Atlantis Alliance Atlantis is a Toronto-based media company. ...


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History and Television (3004 words)
Television's ubiquity suggests that its conceptions of history--both its representations of specific events and its appropriation of history as a way of understanding the world--must be taken seriously.
In this sense television acts as an agent of history and memory, recording and preserving representations to be referenced in the future.
Television often focuses on periods which are based in the recent past and thus overdetermined in their familiarity; or, the chosen moments are widely recognized as eras of national transition or upheaval, providing opportunity for the exploration of many socially charged topics.
Television History (737 words)
Electronic television is based on the development of the cathode ray tube, which is the picture tube found in modern TV sets.
Cable television, formerly known as Community Antenna Television or CATV, was born in the mountains of Pennsylvania in the late 1940's.
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