Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (1888 – 1982). Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray tubes. He played a role in the practical development of television from the early thirties, including charge storage-type tubes, infrared image tubes and the electron microscope.
- "Because of the grumblings
and rumblings of this red-haired, red-tempered genius, the whole of the
TV spectrum has not been surrendered to vaudeville clichés and verbal
Irish sweepstakes." https://books.google.it/books…