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Title Empire of the air [(DVD) 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.

Publication Info. [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video, 2004.
Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  621.384 EMP    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD)(120 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Ken Burns' America collection.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Note Full screen version in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition.
DVD release of the documentary originally broadcast on PBS.
Based on the book: Empire of the air / by Tom Lewis.
For specific features see interactive menu.
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.
Performer Jason Robards, narrator.
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.
Language Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject Armstrong, Edwin H. (Edwin Howard), 1890-1954.
De Forest, Lee, 1873-1961.
Sarnoff, David, 1891-1971.
Radio -- Videodiscs.
Radio -- History -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary television programs Videodiscs.
Added Author Burns, Ken, 1953-
Lewis, Tom, 1942- Empire of the air.
Wesson, Morgan.
Ward, Geoffrey C.
Robards, Jason.
Added Title Empire of the air (Television program)
ISBN 141570239X
Standard No. 097368857445
Music No. 88574 PBS Home Video
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