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Empire of the air [videorecording] : 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.

Contributor Burns, Ken, 1953-

Imprint:[Alexandria, VA] : PBS DVD Video, c2002, c1991.

Description1 videodisc ( 120 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

Note:Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis.

Note:DVD release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS.

Note: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.

Note : PerformerJason Robards, narrator.


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Burns, Ken, 1953-
Robards, Jason.
Lewis, Tom, 1942- Empire of the air.
Wesson, Morgan, 1951-
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Florentine Films.
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Empire of the air
Series Statement
Buhl Library Video Collection.
De Forest, Lee, 1873-1961.
Armstrong, Edwin H. (Edwin Howard), 1890-1954.
Sarnoff, David, 1891-1971.
Documentary television programs.
Radio -- United States -- History.
Radio -- United States -- Biography.
Biographical television programs.
Educational videos.
Film adaptations.
Index Term - Genre/Form
Television adaptations.
Biographical (Nonfiction).
Biographical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Added Entry - Uniform Title
Empire of the air (Television program)