Tube: the invention of television

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Counterpoint, Sep 1, 1996 - Performing Arts - 427 pages
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"An engrossing, in-depth look at the history of the medium". Publishers Weekly"An informative, entertaining account of the box, its earliest broadcasts, and the ambitions that drove the people who created it". BooklistTube tells the stories behind the invention of television and the intense competition to bring it to market. Devilish character sketches and compelling anecdotes capture the brilliance, vision, and frustration of its colorful inventors.

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User Review  - Jeffrey Ogden Thomas - Goodreads

Quite readable, chatty overview of the development of television. Includes just enough technical detail to look legitimate, though I confess that my eyes glazed over a few times. The overriding ... Read full review


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Fisher has a Ph.D. in nuclear physics and is a professor of cosmochemistry at the University of Miami.

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