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The Forgotten Inventor

September 7, 1927. “That’s it, folks.  We’ve done it! There you have electronic television!” And with that statement, the 21 year-old self-taught inventor Philo T. Farnsworth, the “Father of Television,” excitedly announced to a small group of scientists his breakthrough in electronics. 495 more words


It's A Suggestion, Not A Review: The Farnsworth "Controversy"

Dave Sikula, center of controversy.

Ever since I was a wee small child, I wanted to direct a controversial show.

I don’t mean just a show that some people might like and others would feel non-committal about. 971 more words

Dave Sikula

We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.

David Sarnoff

Happiness and Its Causes

Reading about a seminar hold on Happiness and Its Causes, several of the thoughts covered in the article stuck me as worthy of sharing with you. 480 more words


How Did We Get Here?

The period from 1920 to the mid-1960s saw the rise of several new journalistic mediums that would come to dominate the industry for the next fifty years. 694 more words

Journalism And American Democracy