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Today In History- October 5
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1st televised White House address with Harry Truman.
Entering a new age in media correspondance, on October 5, 1947, President Harry Truman gave his first televised White House address. Such television broadcasts gave Americans a more close association with their leaders. This was more important with the 1960 Presidential Election, where the televised debates between John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon were very popular.
- Washington D.C., USA
- 5 Oct 1947
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