Ken Burns: Empire of the Air: The Men Who Made Radio DVD

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Item #: WB6452
From Ken Burns, producer of THE CIVIL WAR, comes the story of radio's creation of radio and three men of genius, vision, and determination: Lee De Forest, a clergyman's flamboyant son; Edwin Howard Armstrong, a brilliant, withdrawn inventor; and David Sarnoff, a hard-driving Russian immigrant who created the world's most powerful communications company. This film evokes the lives of three ... More
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From Ken Burns, producer of THE CIVIL WAR, comes the story of radio's creation of radio and three men of genius, vision, and determination: Lee De Forest, a clergyman's flamboyant son; Edwin Howard Armstrong, a brilliant, withdrawn inventor; and David Sarnoff, a hard-driving Russian immigrant who created the world's most powerful communications company. This film evokes the lives of three men whose work profoundly transformed modern America.

Producer: Ken Burns, Morgan Wesson, Tom Lewis
Executive Producer: Ken Burns
Production Company: Florentine Films
Production Year: 1991
Rating: TV-PG
Director: Ken Burns
Narrator: Jason Robards
Writers: Geoffrey C. Ward
Number of Discs: 1
Length: 120 minutes
Audio Format: Stereo