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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.

Other Title:
Subtitle from container and disc menu: Where the future was born.
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication:
[United States] : PBS Distribution, [2013]
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
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.
Fairchild (Firm)
Computer industry.
High technology industries.
Microelectronics industry.
California -- Santa Clara Valley (Santa Clara County).
Form/Genre:
History.
Historical television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Documentary films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
In English with optional subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD, region 1, NTSC.
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.
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.
Participant:
Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Credits:
Director of photography, Jon Else. ; music, John Kusiak, P. Andrew Willis ; story by Randall MacLowry.
Notes:
Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience in 2013.
Contributor:
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
ISBN:
9781608838363
1608838366
OCLC:
827338998
Publisher Number:
841887018395
SILC601 American Experience
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