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Jaime Yankelevich

Jaime Yankelevich (1896 - 1952) was an Argentine engineer and businessman who was a pioneer in the development of his country's radio and television media.

A personal tragedy motivated Yankelevich to pioneer another, then-inexistent medium in Argentina. The death in 1949 of his son Miguel, who professed fascination with the growth of television in the United States, led the grieving father to purchase the necessary equipment for its introduction in Argentina. Discussing the authorization for the project with Peron's Communications Minister, Oscar Nicolini, Yankelevich persuaded the reluctant bureaucrat by positing that:

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Cine Nacional

La Rioja Cultural

Comite Federal de Radiodifusion

Albores de la television Argentina

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