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

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Subjects: Documentary television programs
Radio--United States--History
Radio--United States--Biography
De Forest, Lee, 1873-1961
Armstrong, Edwin H. (Edwin Howard), 1890-1954
Sarnoff, David, 1891-1971
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video ; [New York] : Turner Home Entertainment, c1991
Series: Ken Burns' America collection
MCIS video collection E-46V
LC Classification: T, TK
Added Titles: Lewis, Tom, 1942- Empire of the air
Empire of the air (Television program)
Alternate Title(s): Empire of the air (Television program).
Additional Authors: Burns, Ken, 1953-
Wesson, Morgan, 1951-
Ward, Geoffrey C
Robards, Jason
Florentine Films
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
PBS Home Video
Notes: ISBN: 0780608127
Videorecording number: B3242V
VHS format
Jason Robards, narrator
Credits: Cinematography, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; editor, Paul Barnes ; music direction, Ken Burns, Jesse Carr ; sound, Morgan Wesson, Roger Sherman, Alan Barker, Todd Bellanca
Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
Videocassette release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Summary: 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
Miami University's MCIS video collection
Physical Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 120 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 1/2 in
OCLC Number: 34743190
ISBN/ISSN: 0780608127
B3242V

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