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Talking Hoosier History

Sep 15, 2021

In this episode of Giving Voice, host Lindsey Beckley talks with Dr. Allison Perlman, associate professor of Film and Media Studies at UC Irvine, about the ways in which broadcast television has created an imagined collective narrative and information silos. 

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Sep 1, 2021

Philo T. Farnsworth conceived of the idea for electronic television in the middle of an Idaho potato field at just 13 years old. At age 19, he produced the first functional prototype for his idea. For nearly three decades following that, he Farnsworth worked to bring his invention to the American home but was stymied...