SYMHC Classics: Philo T. Farnsworth

Television inventor Philo T. Farnsworth (center) tells the Economic Committee of difficulties in getting patents. Harris & Ewing, photographer/Public domain

Today we're revisiting the life of Phylo T. Farnsworth, often called the "Father of Television." His initial idea for electronic television came to him as a teen. He's also become something of an icon representing the little guy -- he battled big business in in a patent suit.

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