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Empire of the air : the men who made radio

Author: Ken BurnsMorgan WessonGeoffrey C WardJason RobardsTom LewisAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; [New York] : Turner Home Entertainment, ©1991.
Series: Ken Burns' America collection.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Story of radio from 1906-1955 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; Geoffrey C Ward; Jason Robards; Tom Lewis; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0780608127 9780780608122 1561115797 9781561115792 0793606446 9780793606443
OCLC Number: 34743190
Notes: Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis.
Videocassette release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Cinematography, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Paul Barnes ; music direction, Ken Burns, Jesse Carr ; sound, Morgan Wesson, Roger Sherman, Alan Barker, Todd Bellanca.
Performer(s): Jason Robards, narrator.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 120 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Ken Burns' America collection.
Other Titles: Empire of the air (Television program)
Responsibility: a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington.

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Story of radio from 1906-1955 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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