NY TV debut 10/23/44 at 8:10 pm on WNBT. I've read several books claiming that only civil defense programs were being shown on TV during World War II. Seven-year-old Selznick not broadcast in color. Remade as LIVING IT UP (1954) with Jerry Lewis in Lombard role. Public domain.
Worth noting that the harm of lynching went far beyond the thousands of direct victims. It played a key role in the effort by the former slave power to overturn the verdict of the Civil War via terrorism. It helped set our nation back 100 years.
So today Trump threatened a whistleblower, accused one or more of his top nat sec aides of being spies, demanded a House Chair be interrogated on suspicion of treason and threatened to foment a civil war if he is removed from office.