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Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961
Our Price: $19.00
Year: 1995
Pages: 592
Binding Paperback
ISBN 140252657

Product Code: 756752345

Jeff Kisseloff (au). Re-creates the old-time TV years through more than 300 interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, & acted in them. Their reminiscences are intertwined with a chronological narrative that tells the technological, bus., & entertainment stories -- from pioneer Philo T. Farnsworth, through the Golden Age of comedy & drama, to FCC chairman Newt Minow’s historic speech declaring TV a “vast wasteland.” Here are household names, from RCA scientists to Uncle Miltie, Edward R. Murrow, & Beaver’s mom. You’ll hear about the great pioneering stations in LA., Chicago, Phila., & NY, & the inside story from the people who fixed the quiz shows.

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