Inventor, Physicist (19-Aug-1906 11-Mar-1971)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
George Everson. The Story of Television: The Life of Philo T. Farnsworth. New York: W. W. Norton. 1949. 266pp.
Elma G. Farnsworth. Distant Vision: Romance and Discovery on an Invisible Frontier. Salt Lake City: PemberlyKent. 1990. 333pp.
Donald G. Godfrey. Philo T. Farnsworth: The Father of Television. University of Utah Press. 2001. 307pp.
Paul Schatzkin. The Boy Who Invented Television: A Story of Inspiration, Persistence and Quiet Passion. Silver Spring, MD: Teamcom Books. 2002. 283pp.
Evan I. Schwartz. The Last Lone Inventor: A Tale of Genius, Deceit, and the Birth of Television. New York: HarperCollins. 2003. 352pp.
Daniel Stashower. The Boy Genius and the Mogul: The Untold Story of Television. New York: Broadway Books. 2002. 277pp.
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- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Internet Movie Database [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Webster's American Biographies (p.332)
- Les Brown's Encyclopedia of Television (p.185)
- The Encyclopedia of Television (vol.1, p.595)
- The New York Times Encyclopedia of Television (p.142)
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