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Television : window to the world

Author: Josh HanigChuck HayesEarl BoenWilliam HaugseGregg ClausenAll authors
Publisher: New York : A & E Home Video : Marketed and distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, ©1997.
Series: Modern marvels.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This feature chronicles the incredible story of television, from the vision of Philo Farnsworth, a Utah farmboy who developed the first working system in 1925, to the latest technological breakthroughs that are transforming the medium. Interviews with media moguls and TV personalities, including legendary anchorman, Walter Cronkite provide an insider's look at the huge industry TV has become. And broadcast pioneers  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Josh Hanig; Chuck Hayes; Earl Boen; William Haugse; Gregg Clausen; Jaffe Productions.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm); History Channel (Television network); A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.; Derek Luff Music (Musical group); Arts and Entertainment Network.
ISBN: 0767001370 9780767001373
OCLC Number: 37881854
Notes: Videocassette release of a 1996 television program by A & E Television Networks.
Credits: Edited by William Haugse, Greg Clausen ; music, by Derek Luff Music.
Performer(s): Narrated by Earl Boen.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Modern marvels.
Other Titles: Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: Jaffe Productions ; Hearst Entertainment Television, in association with the History Channel ; produced by Joshua Hanig ; written by Joshua Hanig and Chuck Hayes.

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This feature chronicles the incredible story of television, from the vision of Philo Farnsworth, a Utah farmboy who developed the first working system in 1925, to the latest technological breakthroughs that are transforming the medium. Interviews with media moguls and TV personalities, including legendary anchorman, Walter Cronkite provide an insider's look at the huge industry TV has become. And broadcast pioneers recall the patent battles and competing systems that defined the early years of television.

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