Philo T. Farnsworth, ca 1926 This website does not have a lot of fancy animated graphics or interactive bells and whistles. What it does have is the true and compelling story of the forgotten genius who invented electronic video. It may not be a fancy website, but it sure is a good story.
please start by reading the
and then proceed with the rest of the story:
  1. "This Place Has Electricity"
  2. "The Daring of This Boy's Mind"
  3. "An Eerie Electronic Hue"
  4. "Something A Banker Will Understand"
  5. "A Beautiful Instrument"
  6. "Nothing Here We'll Need"
  7. "Suspended Animation"
  8. "We Want CASH!"
  9. "You're All Fired!"
  10. "Caught In The Crossfire"
  11. "Tears in His Eyes"
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Finally.... a book that tells the WHOLE story:

The Boy Who Invented
A Story of Inspiration, Persistence, and Quiet Passion
by Paul Schatzkin

click here for excerpts
and sample chapters

***2004 Closeout Special***
The author of The Boy Who Invented Television has obtained all the remaining inventory of the first printing and is offering generous discounts to Farnovision visitors.
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