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Robert Adler

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Robert Adler on his management style as director of research at Zenith and becoming a vice president
03:30
Robert Adler on advice to aspiring television scientists and inventors
02:38

Ray Dolby

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Ray Dolby on his patents on the video tape recorder
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Ray Dolby on the basics of his noise reduction system
02:37

Elma Farnsworth

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Elma Farnsworth on the reaction of her and her husband, inventor Philo T. Farnsworth (and colleagues Cliff Gardner and Carl Christensen), on September 7, 1927 when he produced the first all-electronic TV picture (a simple straight line) with his Image Dissector tube
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Elma Farnsworth on the drawbacks to mechanical disc television and the obstacles Philo encountered when creating electronic television
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