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Farnsworth vs. Sarnoff 

Outlines the lives of two titan's of the telecommunications industry. Farnsworth who's largely responsible for the invention of the television. And Sarnoff who while running RCA laid the ... See full summary »

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Richard Lopez

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Episode credited cast:
Nicholas Chase Applegate ... Race Official
Nicholas Augusta Nicholas Augusta ... RCA Scientist
Emma Jean Delia Emma Jean Delia ... Pem Farnsworth
Debbie Hartner ... Aristocrat wife
Tyler Herwick ... Young David Sarnoff
John S. Howell Sr.
Bill Ingram Bill Ingram ... Farnsworth Attorney
Gene Kelleher Gene Kelleher ... Judge
Benjamin Loeh Benjamin Loeh ... Reporter
Scott Morehead Scott Morehead ... Annoucer for Sarnoff
John Ramaine ... Crocker
Will Sarratt Will Sarratt ... Philo Farnsworth
Stelio Savante ... David Sarnoff
Evan I. Schwartz ... Himself - Author, The Last Lone Inventor
Jeffrey Wells Jeffrey Wells ... Lead Scientist
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Outlines the lives of two titan's of the telecommunications industry. Farnsworth who's largely responsible for the invention of the television. And Sarnoff who while running RCA laid the ground work for the television networks of the 21st century. Written by Robert W. Anderson

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TV-14
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8 June 2015 (USA) See more »

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A patent application for Zworkyn is shown dated 12/29/23, and for Farnsworth dated 1/7/27. The narrator says this is 4 years later. It is, in fact, barely more than a week over 3 years later. See more »

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