History of Television
Arthur Godfrey (August 31, 1903 – March 16, 1983). Born in New York, NY. At the age of 15 he lied about his age and enlisted in the US Navy serving on a destroyer from 1920-24. Later he joined the US Coast Guard serving from 1927-30. Radio and television broadcaster and entertainer best known for his television series Arthur Godfrey and His Friends.