In case you missed our first twenty-one volumes or the greatest hits edition, let me explain. Every Monday, we head into the archives of The New York Times to find first mentions worth mentioning. If you have a suggestion for next week, leave us a comment.
June 29, 1984
Satellite-to-Home Plan is Abandoned by CBS
CBS had hoped the systems would open new markets for specialty programming and for High Definition Television. This new technology, known as HDTV, enables viewers to see extraordinarily... READ ON
Back in July, during my first trip into the New York Times archives, I made one promise: "I plan to run this feature into the ground." Twenty-one volumes and one NPR appearance later, it's safe to say I kept my word.
Here are my ten favorite first mentions uncovered these last six months.
July 7, 1980
Stereo-to-Go "“ and Only You Can Hear It
Josh Lansing and the young blonde woman had never even met before, but as they passed each other on Madison Avenue the other afternoon, she... READ ON
The duffel bag is named for Duffel, Belgium, where the cloth used in the bags was originally sold.