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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.

MacLowry, Randall. (Producer, Screenwriter, Director). Strain, Tracy Heather. (Producer). Ferrari, Michelle. (Screenwriter). Kusiak, John. (Added Author). Willis, P. Andrew. (Added Author). PBS Distribution (Firm) (Added Author). Film Posse (Firm) (Added Author). American Experience Films. (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD 338.4762 SIL (Text) 33892100118141 Adult DVDs DVD None 09/10/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781608838363
  • ISBN: 1608838366
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: [United States] : PBS Distribution, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2013.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Jon Else. ; music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; story by Randall MacLowry.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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: Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
Television programs > United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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