This Week in History: Communication
Joan Detz Speaker Services
FEBRUARY 6, 2010
1914 Founding of ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) … to make sure both songwriters and publishers received compensation for public performances of their music. From February 7 through February 13: 1881 First US patent for halftone printing process (which enabled the reproduction of photographs in newspapers and magazines). 1885 Birthday of American novelist Sinclair Lewis: “People will buy anything that’s one to a customer..