Empire of the air : : the men who made radio

Title Empire of the air : : the men who made radio
Names Lewis, Tom.
Book Number BR009073
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Portrait of three American pioneers of radio--Lee de Forest, inventor of the vacuum tube; Edwin Howard Armstrong, creator of transmitter and amplification devices and the FM system; and David Sarnoff, who made RCA into a corporate giant. Chronicles the struggles among these individuals, along with the development of radio from a primitive wireless communication system to its golden age in the 1930s and 1940s.
Local Subject Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
Long Book - LO
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Science - Communication - COM
Sciences - SCI
Science - Engineering - ENG
Business - BUS
Technology & Computers - TEC
Audience Notes A
LC Subject Radio - United States - History
Radio - United States - Biography
Call Number 621.3840973 ANF
Language English
Released 1991
Publication Info 1991
Original Publication Transcription of: 1st ed. New York, NY : Edward Burlingame Books, c1991.
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