Last Monday evening, I went to the Arlington County Main Library to see a new television production on the massive efforts that went into the development of the land use plan for the Metro corridors planned for Arlington.
After months of warnings, advertisings, and some confusion about the planned February 17 transition to digital television, Congress may have changed its mind.
Update: After going to press, Congress voted to extend the DTV deadline until June 12, 2009. In less than two weeks — February 17, 2009, to be exact (though there remains a possibility this date will be extended by Congress to June) — all full power broadcast television stations will […]
We just returned from a wonderful trip to Europe. We spent two weeks cruising along the Danube, Main, and Rhine rivers, and various canals between them, from Budapest to Amsterdam. We spent an additional four days in Budapest and Amsterdam.
What has been heralded as the most significant upgrade in television since color TV is on the way. The transition from analog to digital television (DTV) is said to represent the most noteworthy advancement of television technology since color TV was introduced. While nearly every new technology we use today […]
In less than a year — February 17, 2009, to be exact – what has been called the biggest change in television since the advent of color TV will occur. On that day, the major television networks will no longer broadcast in analog, switching for the first time to a […]
The passing of former President Gerald R. Ford just after Christmas made a slow news week interesting, as reporters reflected on the events of more than 30 years ago that created a constitutional crisis for the nation, and made Gerald Ford, as Tom Brokaw said in his eulogy, “a President […]
Sociologists say that there is at least one event in every generation that will remain forever burned in the memory of almost everyone. Pearl Harbor and the Kennedy Assassination are two obvious examples.