Month: January 2007

Oral History: Videos with Pem Farnsworth, ‘The Mother of Television’

Here’s something I should have linked to long ago, which only occurs to me now that I have this handy way to quickly add new links to this website.  Elma G. ‘Pem’ Farnsworth, the widow of Philo T. Farnsworth and affectionately known by all who knew her as ‘The Mother of Television,’ died last May …

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The Play is Cast

Hollywood may finally be taking notice of Philo T. Farnsworth. As some of you may recall, when Aaron Sorkin stepped down  as executive producer of NBC’s The West Wing back in the spring of 2004, he announced that his next project would be a feature film, The Farnsworth Invention.  Sorkin’s interest in the Farnsworth story reaches …

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