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Father Of Broadcasting DAVID SARNOFF

When Dick Solomon, the alien high commander in 3rd Rock from the Sun, declares, "God bless television," he is merely reflecting the feeling of most earthlings:...

EXECUTIVES: The Fellow on the Bridge

In 1900 a scrawny nine-year-old from Minsk clambered out of steerage class and onto the hardscrabble streets of Manhattan. Before he died last week at 80,...

Executives: Man of the Future

William S. Paley, chairman of the board of CBS, last week said that he would "always think of David Sarnoff as broadcasting's most imaginative prophet."...

COMMUNICATIONS: The General

(See Cover) The public scored David Sarnoff's Radio Corp. of America with a lost round last year in the great color TV fight with Columbia Broadcasting...

Industry: RCA's Comeback

At Radio Corp. of America, the master's voice belongs to Chairman David Sarnoff, and it has been rather cheerless in recent years. By 1960, two ambitious...

Education: E.R.C.

Ever since he sent his famed memorandum to President Eisenhower urging a Strategy Board for Political Defense against the spread of Communism, Brigadier General...

National Affairs: A Matter of Life & Death

In Washington a citizens' commission headed by RCA's Board Chairman David Sarnoff let fly last week with a roundhouse punch at the U.S. military establishment...

INDUSTRY: The Promised Land

With the insistence of a TV commercial, RCA Chairman David Sarnoff and his subordinates have repeatedly predicted that profitable color television was just...

ELECTRONICS: Sarnoff's Seven Years

Electronics Pioneer David Sarnoff, chairman of the Radio Corporation of America, last week took a look into the future. At the Manhattan convention of the...

Television: Birthday

Thirty years ago, over cornucopia-shaped Radiolas, Americans in 25 cities heard the first peep out of the National Broadcasting Co., created by RCA's David...

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