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re: History Timelines etc

On Fri, 11 Jul 1997, 'A. Joseph Ross' wrote:

> > Ch 4  Bradford Hotel then to Soldiers Field Road
> It was my understanding that the Soldiers Field Road facility was built
> for television.  I could be wrong, but I don't believe that WBZ-TV ever
> operated from the Bradford Hotel (Now Tremont House).
  It is my understanding that Channel 4 for at least the first month or so
did broadcast from the Bradford as 1170 was simply not ready and
Westinghouse was in a furious race with Channel 7 to get on the air first.

Newspaper accounts of the first telecast indicate that was the case.