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The real revolutionaries

Author: Paul Crowder; Mark Monroe; Diamond Docs (Firm),
Publisher: [United States?] : [Publisher not identified], [2010?], ©2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English
Database:WorldCat
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"The story of the Fairchild Eight is an example of the expression "history so recent that it's been forgotten." This a documentary is about the rift between William Shockley and the so-called "Traitorous Eight": Julius Blank, Victor Grinich, Jean Hoerni, Eugene Kleiner, Jay Last, Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce and Sheldon Roberts. The conflict shaped the valley. Shockley, who lived in Palo Alto for the greater part of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
History
Named Person: Robert N Noyce; William Shockley; Robert N Noyce; William Shockley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Crowder; Mark Monroe; Diamond Docs (Firm),
OCLC Number: 744478594
Notes: Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture and released in 2009.
Based on the writings of William Shockley and Robert Noyce.
Wide screen 1.33:1.
Credits: Director, Paul Crowder; writers, Mark Monroe; producer, Morgan Sackett; executive producers, Martin Noufer, Joseph Mendoza; editor, Paris Patton, music, Matter.
Performer(s): Voices of John Lithgow and Ron Livingston.
Description: 1 videodisc (NTSC, 119 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: All region.
Responsibility: Diamond Docs presents in association with iLine Entertainment.

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"The story of the Fairchild Eight is an example of the expression "history so recent that it's been forgotten." This a documentary is about the rift between William Shockley and the so-called "Traitorous Eight": Julius Blank, Victor Grinich, Jean Hoerni, Eugene Kleiner, Jay Last, Gordon Moore, Robert Noyce and Sheldon Roberts. The conflict shaped the valley. Shockley, who lived in Palo Alto for the greater part of his life, was the genius who got the Nobel Prize as one of the inventors of the transistor; his reputation attracted the best physicists in the country, but his high-handed methods crushed the individuality of eight of his workers who struck out on their own in 1957--the first shot in what was to be a decades-long salvo between company men and individualists"--Edited summary from Metroactive website.

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