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2011-04-28 09:17:00

ADM James G. Stavridis, USN, to receive AFCEA's highest award FAIRFAX, Va., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AFCEA International is pleased to announce that Admiral James G. Stavridis, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S.

2007-07-12 12:22:33

William (Bill) McGorry has been appointed Chairman of Broadcasting & Cable's Hall of Fame. In this role, McGorry will oversee the nominating process and manage the annual awards event, held this year on October 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

2006-05-02 13:50:00

Elma Gardner "Pem" Farnsworth, who helped her husband, Philo T. Farnsworth, develop the television and was among the first people whose images were transmitted on TV, has died at age 98.

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2009-04-23 12:13:36

Vladimir Kozmich Zworykin (July 30, 1889 - July 29, 1982) was a Russian-American engineer, inventor, and initiator of television technology. One of his accomplishments includes the invention of a television transmitting and receiving system utilizing cathode ray tubes. In the early thirties, he was instrumental in the physical production of components used in the television, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes, and the electron microscope. Although many biographers...

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