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History Live: The Idea Factory

Chemical Heritage Foundation

315 Chestnut Street Philadelphia PA 19106
  • Wednesday July 18th 2012

Join the Chemical Heritage Foundation as author Jon Gertner and CHF senior research fellow David C. Brock discuss the history of technology in America and Bell Labs’ central place in that story.

Jon Gertner is an editor at Fast Company. His recent book The Idea Factory has received glowing reviews in the New York Times and the Economist and earned him appearances on C-SPAN and NPR’s Science Friday.

David C. Brock has written extensively about the history of Silicon Valley and such innovators as Gordon Moore and William Shockley.

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