The Postwar Boom
Federal Communications Commission
In 1956, U.S. created a government agency (FCC) that regulates and licenses TV, phone, telegraph, radio, and other communications all across the country. They allowed 500 new radio stations to broadcast. The invention of microwave relays caused the US to have to regulate the sudden burst in the TV industry. This government is around yet, and continues to regulate all of U.S. citizen's TV entertainment.
1950's Style TV
The television industry takes off in the 1950's.
Native Americans are forced to leave their reservations because of the termination policy.
The Twilight Zone
An old show that was very popular.
In 1953, the federal government announced that it would be giving up its responsibility for Native American Tribes in the United States. This approach is called the termination policy. This was a failure, because Native Americans were unable to get jobs to to prejudice. In 1963, this policy was abandoned.