Chico Mendes Biography

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First commercially available in very crude form on an experimental basis in the late 1920s, then popularized in greatly improved form shortly after World War II, the television set has become commonplace in homes, businesses, and institutions, particularly as a vehicle for entertainment, advertising, and news. During the 1950s, television became the primary medium for molding public opinion. In the mid-1960s, color broadcasting and sales of color television sets surged in the US and began in most other developed countries.

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Biography Snapshot
Name:
Chico Mendes
Date of Birth:
December 15, 1944 (74)
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
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