Science and Technology

"The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation"

Jon Gertner

About the Program

Jon Gertner talks about the history of Bell Labs and the inventions it produced.  During this event from the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, California, Mr. Gertner is interviewed by Dave Iverson, a host on KQED Public Radio (San Francisco).    

About the Authors

Jon Gertner

Jon Gertner is an editor at Fast Company magazine and writes about business and technology for the New York Times Magazine. 


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"The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation"

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Past Airings

  • Wednesday, August 29th at 12am (ET)
  • Tuesday, August 28th at 8pm (ET)
  • Monday, May 7th at 4am (ET)
  • Saturday, April 21st at 8:45pm (ET)
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