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Zworykin: Pioneer of Television
by Albert Abramson, Eric Barnouw (Foreword by)

Publisher: University of Illinois Press, March 1995
ISBN: 0252021045

MY HERO recommends this book to adult readers.

From the Publisher
Using patents, published and unpublished documents, and interviews with television pioneers including Zworykin himself, Abramson reconstructs the inventor's life from his early years in Russia, through his stay as RCA's technical guru under David Sarnoff, to his death in 1982. More than fifty photographs show highlights of Zworykin's work. Abramson notes the contributions of other scientists - particularly Zworykin's biggest rival, Philo T. Farnsworth - to the advancement of television. However, he argues, it was Zworykin's inventions that made modern, all-electronic television possible, causing many to award him the title "father of television."



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