Disposable Phonograph as Propaganda Device

"A new weapon for sending messages behind the Iron Curtain without danger of radio jamming has been offered to the U. S. by RCA. It’s a refinement of the basic hand phonograph and could be mass-produced for 50 cents each. The little machine is in three unbreakable plastic parts—base, turntable and tone arm - and can be packed to drop by parachute."  (Popular Science, Jan 1956, via Modern Mechanix).

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  1. This was considered a breakthrough after the stone tablets fiasco.

  2. This is very interesting.
    Thank you for this great post.


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