By Salvatore Carrabba
On his 60th birthday, David Sarnoff, RCA's visionary CEO, asked his researchers to work on a few innovations that he would especially like to receive as gifts when his 65th rolled around. One item on his wish list was a TV that could be hung on a wall.
That was way back in 1951, and the achievement took a few decades longer than the great television pioneer hoped it would. But now you see it.