Asked in War and Military History
War and Military History
Which war was the first one to be covered on television?
How did photography influence the Civil War?
It is generally accepted that the US Civil War was the first major war covered by photographers. For the first time, people had photographic images of the death and destruction seen in war. The Mexican-American War was one of the first extensively covered in moving pictures, and the Vietnam War was one of the first broadcast daily into people's living rooms. The Gulf War (1991) was amongst the first war to be covered by a 24 hour news channel. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
Why was the Vietnam war the first television war?
It was the first 'television war' because it was the first war that was brought into America's living rooms where many people were exposed greatly to the horrors of war. This was the first war that television acted as the major medium of news for most folks at home. Please note that the Korean war was also on television, but it was not widely used as a source of war updates for families at home. ...
Asked in Vietnam War
How did the Vietnam war divide Americans?
The Vietnam War divided Americans due to the different beliefs of the war's proponents and opponents. Many youth were vehemently opposed to the war and protested it openly. It was also the first war to be covered on TV, making the realities of war even easier for people to see. ...
Asked in World War 2, Britain in WW2, Adolf Hitler
What significance did the end of World War 2 have on television?
World War 2 had a significant effect on television. In the UK, television broadcasts were halted at the beginning of the war. The end of the war saw the start of television broadcasts once more in the UK. In the US, the first commercial broadcasts began in 1939 but flourished in the years after the war ended. The period from 1945 to 1950 saw the numbers of television viewers rise dramatically as the economy moved from a war focused one to the...
Asked in Television and Video, Technology
What was the first television was made of?
The first television had little to do with what got marketed after world war 2. One version had a spinning disk where the image was picked by a photo cell and sent to a similar receiver The sets after the war benefited from the advancements in RADAR. They had small round screens and were put in beautiful cabinets. ...
Who was famous for his history of the Peloponnesian War?
The first 20 years was covered by Thucydides, the last 7 years by Xenophon. ...
Asked in TV Shows and Series
What are the ratings and certificates for One Man's War - 1991 TV?
One Man's War - 1991 TV is rated/received certificates of: Australia:M Canada:14A (Ontario) Singapore:PG USA:PG-13 ...
Asked in History of the United States
What role did TV play in the war?
This will depend upon what war you are asking about. In the United States, the first war to be shown regularly on TV was the Vietnam War. The images of fighting, of soldiers dying, of the jungles and civilians being burned and destroyed, caused a societal backlash against the war. This is generally considered one of the major reasons why the US public, and young adults in particular, turned against the war in Vietnam. ...