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The last lone inventor : a tale of genius, deceit, and the birth of television

Author: Evan I Schwartz
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Traces the invention of the television by Philo T. Farnsworth and the determined but losing battle he fought with David Sarnoff, the head of RCA and founder of NBC, to hold onto his creation in the face of corporate competition.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Named Person: Philo Taylor Farnsworth; Philo Taylor Farnsworth
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Evan I Schwartz
ISBN: 0066210690 9780066210698
OCLC Number: 48449928
Description: x, 322 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Fields of vision --
Making a great man --
Community chest --
Patently brilliant --
Going Hollywood --
Networking --
Life on Green Street --
Confrontation --
End run --
Who owns what? --
Narrow escape --
All's fair, World's Fair --
Breakdown, breakout --
Post war.
Responsibility: Evan I. Schwartz.

Abstract:

Traces the invention of the television by Philo T. Farnsworth and the determined but losing battle he fought with David Sarnoff, the head of RCA and founder of NBC, to hold onto his creation in the face of corporate competition.
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