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2013-12-13 00:21:46

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) TV TECH Profile America -- Friday, December 13(th). The important holiday business of viewing such classics as "It's A Wonderful Life" and "A Christmas Story" from the comfort of home owes much to a technological advance this month 75 years ago. In December 1938, Russian-American engineer...

2006-05-02 13:50:00

SALT LAKE CITY -- 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. Her death Thursday was confirmed by Mary Rippley, assistant director of nursing at Avalon Care Center in Bountiful, where Farnsworth lived. Farnsworth, who married the young inventor in 1926, worked by her husband's side in his laboratories and fought for decades to assure his place in...

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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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