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The Resource Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, WETA, Washington, D.C., a Florentine Films production, produced by Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on the book by Tom Lewis, (videorecording)

Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, WETA, Washington, D.C., a Florentine Films production, produced by Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on the book by Tom Lewis, (videorecording)

Label
Empire of the air : : the men who made radio
Title
Empire of the air :
Title remainder
the men who made radio
Statement of responsibility
WETA, Washington, D.C., a Florentine Films production, produced by Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on the book by Tom Lewis
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Story of the creation of radio 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
Cataloging source
IOO
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Empire of the air (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Paul Barnes ; music direction, Ken Burns, Jesse Carr ; sound, Morgan Wesson, Roger Sherman, Alan Barker, Todd Bellanca
PerformerNote
Jason Robards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1942-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Robards, Jason
  • Lewis, Tom
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Florentine Films
Runtime
120
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  • De Forest, Lee
  • Armstrong, Edwin H.
  • Sarnoff, David
  • Radio
  • Radio
Technique
live action
Label
Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, WETA, Washington, D.C., a Florentine Films production, produced by Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on the book by Tom Lewis, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Taped from a satellite transmission. Off-air licensing rights through the PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service
  • Documentary
  • Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm25224265
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
2 videocassettes (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793606443
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 47654
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Empire of the air : : the men who made radio, WETA, Washington, D.C., a Florentine Films production, produced by Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; based on the book by Tom Lewis, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • VHS format
  • Taped from a satellite transmission. Off-air licensing rights through the PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service
  • Documentary
  • Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm25224265
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
2 videocassettes (120 min.)
Isbn
9780793606443
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Sirsi) 47654
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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