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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User Review  - Jenna - Goodreads

Okay, here's the deal. I gave it two stars because I was bored to tears. I don't think this was the author's fault entirely, though I did think it was rather dull. Of course, HAVING to read it for a ... Read full review

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Tube: The Invention of Television is technicial and historical in nature, conversationally written and easy to understand. Almost every page is noted and ...
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Antenna, November 1997
Tube: The Invention of Television, David E. Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher ... Tube: The Invention of Television David E. Fisher and Marshall Jon Fisher ...
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Television History: The Beginning of a New Medium
Tube: The Invention of Television. Washington, dc: Counterpoint, 1996. "Gain in Television Laid to Patenting." New York Times 20 Jan. 1939. ...
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The Straight Dope Mailbag: Who invented TV?
For further reading, please see David and Marshall Fisher's Tube: The Invention of Television, and The Box: An Oral History of Television, by Jeff Kisseloff ...
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January 24, 1997, Hour Two:The Invention of Television
Author, "Tube: The Invention of Television" Cambridge, Massachusetts David E. Fisher Professor of Cosmochemistry University of Miami Miami, Florida ...
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The Invention of Television : NPR
Guests: David E. Fisher *Professor of Cosmochemistry, University of Miami, Miami, Fla., co-author of Tube: The Invention of Television Marshall Jon Fisher ...
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Communications & Information Revolutions: Television
... 1975) focuses on the development of television; we recommend David Fisher's Tube: The Invention of Television (Washington: Counterpoint 1996) instead. ...
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Patent-Invent: Philo Taylor Farnsworth
David E. Fisher and Marshall J. Fisher, Tube, the Invention of Television Counterpoint, Washington dc USA, (1996) ISBN 1887178171 ...
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Invention of the Television - Web - webcrawler
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Information on Philo Taylor Farnsworth
... David E. Fisher and Marshall J. Fisher, Tube, the Invention of Television Counterpoint, Washington dc USA, (1996) ISBN 1887178171; Daniel Stashower, ...
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About the author (1996)

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

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