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Space-age designs made their way to the television
By Larry LeMasters Television sets were originally created in the 1920s; however, they would not become popular consumer products until after World War II when they moved from mechanical sets to electronic sets that used CRT (cathode ray tube) technology. Color sets were available as early as 1953, but the majority of American homes did not have a color set until the early 1960s.