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The Real Revolutionaries (2009)

The story of 'Silicon Valley' and of two intelligent but very different men. William Shockley and Robert Noyce.

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Paul Crowder

Writer:

Mark Monroe

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Credited cast:
John Lithgow ... William Shockley
Ron Livingston ... Robert Noyce
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It all started with a phone call, amplified by a vacuum tube. In 1956, William Shockley recruited an eclectic group of sharp, young minds to help him change the world. Shockley, while at AT&T Bell Labs, had led the research behind the invention of the Transistor, a tiny electrical gadget that would soon make vacuum tubes obsolete. With his hand-picked team of chemists and physicists, Shockley headed West to a little orchard community along the California coast. In dusty Santa Clara Valley, just 30 miles from Haight-Ashbury, his boys would start a quiet revolution that would reshape the modern world. The Real Revolutionaries is the story of Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore and the rest of the Fairchild Eight- the men who built 'Silicon Valley' from the ground up. Brought together by a mad genius to build essential components for the Military, they would become the driving force behind the Digital Age. In the shadow of Vietnam, at a far west outpost of a divided country, the Fairchild Eight ... Written by ILine Entertainment

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 November 2012 (USA) See more »

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