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.
- Other Title:
- Subtitle from container and disc menu: Where the future was born.
- [United States] : PBS Distribution, 
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Noyce, Robert N. (Robert Norton), 1927-1990.
Fairchild (Firm) -- History.
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.
High technology industries.
California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County).
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
- In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
- System Details:
- DVD, region 1, NTSC.
- 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.
- The birth of Silicon Valley
The traitorous eight
The space race
Mass producing a reliable product
The integrated circuit
Fairchild increase competition
Intel and the microprocessor.
- Narrator, Michael Murphy.
- Director of photography, Jon Else. ; music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; story by Randall MacLowry.
- Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2013.
- MacLowry, Randall. , Producer, Screenwriter, Director
Strain, Tracy Heather. , Producer
Ferrari, Michelle. , Screenwriter
Murphy, Michael. , Narrator
Kusiak, John. , Composer
Willis, P. Andrew. , Composer
Film Posse (Firm) , Producer
American Experience Films. , Producer
WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.) , Producer
PBS Distribution (Firm) , Distributor
- Publisher Number:
SILC601 American Experience
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