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Empire of the air : the men who made radio

Author: Ken BurnsMorgan WessonTom LewisGeoffrey C WardPaul BarnesAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video ; [United States] : Radio Pioneers Film Project, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of the creation of radio and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Lee De Forest; Edwin H Armstrong; David Sarnoff; Edwin H Armstrong; Lee De Forest; David Sarnoff
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Morgan Wesson; Tom Lewis; Geoffrey C Ward; Paul Barnes; Jason Robards; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Florentine Films.
ISBN: 0793606446 9780793606443
OCLC Number: 25704053
Notes: Distributor's serial no. EAMR000.
Documentary.
Originally released as a documentary television program in 1991.
Based on the book of the same title by Tom Lewis.
Credits: Producers, Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward ; editor, Paul Barnes.
Performer(s): Jason Robards.
Description: 2 videocassettes (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: pt. 1.(ca. 58 min.) --
pt. 2. (ca. 55 min.).
Responsibility: produced by Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns.

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Story of the creation of radio and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.

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