Washington DC’s First TV Station – W3XWT

Housed at the Hotel Harrington, (11th & E Sts, NW), Washington DC’s first TV station, W3XWT, took the air in 1945 under the guidance of Dr. Thomas T. Goldsmith, Jr. of Du Mont Labs.

This clip was taken from the production entitled “Forty Years Together – Channel 5 and You” which aired May 20, 1985. (C) Metromedia Radio & Television, Inc. 1985

 

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