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'Farnsworth Invention' Recounts Origins of TV

The television has become a basic part of American life — but where did it come from? Director Des McAnuff and actors Jimmi Simpson and Hank Azaria talk about a new Broadway play that tells television's tale, starting with Philo T. Farnsworth, a boy genius from a small Idaho town.

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