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(I wonder if he opined about the 1950s TV culture, and the habit of noshing in front of the tube on those little tables?)
Not only that, but Wright told John Christian when he put the TV in that they would probably want to have dinner while watching the news, so he designed some folding TV-trays for the house that had a perf design in them. The originals are still in the house.Mark Hertzberg wrote:Samara came with a cabinet that let the TV set pop up out of hiding!
I may be wrong but I think these were the first, and last, custom TV trays ever made before they were replaced by the ubiquitous rickety aluminum affairs. The house was from 1954 and TV became popular for regular folks a few years before.