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Person of The Week (Robert Noyce and Jack Kilby) #126989

ABC Evening News for Friday, Feb 23, 1990
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Recognition of Jack Kilby and Robert Noyce for their achievements in field of engineering featured; details given of their simultaneous invention of the microchip. [KILBY and NOYCE - talk about their beginnings as engineers.] [National Academy of Engineers Robert WHITE - says it is the foundation of the information age.] Background of Noyce and Kilby at time of their discovery reviewed; photos shown. [NOYCE - says partnership between industry and government needs to be reestablished in US to compete with Japan.] Uses for microchips reviewed. [KILBY, NOYCE - talk about their careers.]

Jennings, Peter

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