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Defining Vision: How Broadcasters Tricked the Government Into Inciting a Revolution in Television (Harvest Book)

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Joel Brinkley gives readers a no-holds-barred account of a multimillion dollar gold rush, a race in which some of the world's largest corporations hurtled toward a high-tech prize they weren't even sure they wanted--the digital, high definition television.

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In this account of the political wrangling and technological breakthroughs that led to the creation of HDTV, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter “does for television...what Tracy Kidder did for computers” (Kirkus Reviews). Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156005975
Author:
Brinkley, Joel
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Author:
Brinkley
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
Television & Video
Subject:
Television - General
Subject:
Television
Subject:
Business Aspects
Subject:
Competition, international
Subject:
Television - History & Criticism
Subject:
High definition television -- United States.
Subject:
Drama-Reference
Edition Number:
1st Harvest ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Harvest Book
Series Volume:
How Broadcasters Lur
Publication Date:
19980831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 9.99 lb

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In this account of the political wrangling and technological breakthroughs that led to the creation of HDTV, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter “does for television...what Tracy Kidder did for computers” (Kirkus Reviews). Index.

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