In 1953, television became something people started to value and spend more time with. 50% of families started to own a TV. On December 30th, 1953 color TV went on sale. This demonstrates how America's culture was becoming more technologically advanced. TV started with the news in the morning and romantic dramas during the day. After school hours showed kid shows such as puppet time theater, captin kangaroo, and Walt Disney's mickey mouse club. Since more shows were catering to more audiences proves people were spending more time watching TV instead of sticking to their old values and spending time with family.


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Popular TV show that was only a radio show before, but became a TV show later. Changing from radio to TV is another innovation in technology, which helped make America more modern, then it helped change America's values into valuing more TV then ever before.

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