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Empire of the air : the men who made radio /
a Florentine Films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington.
imprint
[Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004, c1991.
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imprint
[Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004, c1991.
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis.
Documentary originally broadcast on PBS.
Full screen version in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition.
abstract
Story of radio from 1906-1955 and the three men who made it happen: Lee de Forest, Edwin Howard Armstrong, and David Sarnoff. Combines archival photographs, newsreels of the period, interviews, and radio soundtrack.
catalogue key
11974661

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