Trivia Question: Who was the first President to appear on television?

Trivia Question: Who was the first President to appear on television?

In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first President to appear on television when he attended the World’s Fair in New York. The technology was pretty new, so not many people actually tuned in. His successor, Harry Truman, delivered the first televised presidential address in October 1947, when he asked Americans to cut back on grain and meat consumption to help struggling Europe.

Calvin Coolidge
Franklin D. Roosevelt
John F. Kennedy
Harry S. Truman

The Answer: The correct answer is Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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