American Experience

Robert Noyce Goes to Silicon Valley

Clip: Season 25 Episode 3 | 3m 3s

As an undergraduate student, Robert Noyce sees the technical reports on the brand new transistor and knew he was looking at the future. "The concept hit me like the atom bomb," he later recalled. But he does not like the structure of the large East Coast tech companies.

Aired: 02/05/13

Rating: NR

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