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    FDR writes to radio and television pioneer David Sarnoff.

    Franklin D. Roosevelt: Typed Letter Signed as President. December 27, 1935. Washington, D.C. One page. 7"x 9". White House letterhead. To Mr. David Sarnoff, New York City. FDR writes "The very kind message of Christmas greetings from you and Mrs. Sarnoff pleased us immensely. Very many thanks for it." David Sarnoff (1891-1971) was instrumental in creating the National Broadcasting Company in 1926, and as president of RCA was actively engaged in developing television. During World War II, Sarnoff served in Europe with General Dwight D. Eisenhower, constructing radio communication facilities for the Allied armed forces. Multiple folds, light staining, else very good.

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