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Title Silicon Valley [videorecording] / American Experience Films presents ; a Film Posse production for American Experience ; produced by Randall MacLowry and Tracy Heather Strain ; telescript by Randall MacLowry and Michelle Ferrari ; directed and edited by Randall MacLowry ; WGBH.

Imprint [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2013]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 KTC DVD Collection  338.4762138 Si34v 2013    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen.
Audience Not rated.
Performer Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Language In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Credits Director of photography, Jon Else. ; music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; story by Randall MacLowry.
Contents The birth of Silicon Valley -- Shockley Semiconductor -- The traitorous eight -- The space race -- Mass producing a reliable product -- The integrated circuit -- Fairchild increase competition -- Fairchildren splinters -- Intel and the microprocessor.
Note Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2013.
Summary Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.
Subject Fairchild (Firm) -- History.
Noyce, Robert N. (Robert Norton), 1927-1990.
Microelectronics industry -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
Computer industry -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
High technology industries -- California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County) -- History.
Genre/Form Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs -- United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author MacLowry, Randall. Producer. Screenwriter. Director.
Strain, Tracy Heather. Producer.
Ferrari, Michelle. Screenwriter.
Kusiak, John.
Willis, P. Andrew.
PBS Distribution (Firm)
Film Posse (Firm)
American Experience Films.
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
Note Subtitle from container and disc menu: Where the future was born.
Added Title American experience (Television program)
ISBN 9781608838363
Standard No. 841887018395
Music No. SILC601 American Experience

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