45th anniversary of the invention of television

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KPIX-TV news footage from September 7th 1972 with reporter Ron Magers featuring brief scenes from outside 202 Green Street in San Francisco (below Telegraph Hill). Magers reminds us that inventor Philo Farnsworth (1906-1971) used to have a laboratory here and conducted the first ever electronic transmission of a television picture 45 years ago, on September 7th 1927. Ends with brief shots of photographs of Farnsworth. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.

Date
9/7/1972
Format
16mm silent/color magnetic sound film
Digital Format
mp4 file
Genre
local newsfilm
Copyright Holder
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Duration
0:50
Identifier
KPIX 109551
Views
166

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