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Author: Randall MacLowryTracy Heather StrainMichelle FerrariMichael MurphyJohn KusiakAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, VA] : PBS Distribution, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Named Person: Robert N Noyce; Robert N Noyce
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Randall MacLowry; Tracy Heather Strain; Michelle Ferrari; Michael Murphy; John Kusiak; P Andrew Willis; PBS Distribution (Firm); Film Posse (Firm); American Experience Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
ISBN: 9781608838363 1608838366
OCLC Number: 827338998
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2013.
Credits: Director of photography, Jon Else ; music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; story by Randall MacLowry.
Performer(s): Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen; 5.1 surround.
Contents: The birth of Silicon Valley --
Shockley Semiconductor --
The traitorous eight --
The space race --
Mass producing a reliable product --
The integrated circuit --
Fairchild increase competition --
Fairchildren splinters --
Intel and the microprocessor.
Other Titles: Where the future was born
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: American Experience Films presents ; a Film Posse production for American Experience ; produced by Randall MacLowry and Tracy Heather Strain ; telescript by Randall MacLowry and Michelle Ferrari ; directed and edited by Randall MacLowry ; WGBH.

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Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.

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