Libraries, Governments, Cultural Institutions: Archive/Restoration
"Success Story" - Ampex Corporation
A Kinescope recording of a live television broadcast on KGO-TV, San Francisco in June, 1955.
One of a weekly series that illustrated free enterprise in operation around the San Francisco Bay Area, this documentary tells the Ampex Corporation story at that time. An Ampex engineer found a copy of this kinescope in 2003.
KGO and Ampex staff appearing in this video:
Hartley Sader- KGO, Narrator
Bob Day- KGO, Host (Bob later became the "Voice of Ampex" after this broadcast)
Bob Sackman, Director of the Instrumentation Division
Walter Selsted, Director of Research
Clancy Hayes- Jazz Vocalist and Guitarist
Phil Gundy- General Manager, Audio Division
George Long- President and General Manager
Alexander Poniatoff- Founder
Charlie Anderson- Production Foreman
Released with permission from KGO Television, Inc.