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Led by physicist Robert Noyce, Fairchild Semiconductor began as a start-up company whose radical innovations would help make the United States a leader in both space exploration and the personal computer revolution, changing the way the world works, plays, and communicates. Noyce's invention of the microchip ultimately re-shaped the future, launching the world into the Information Age.

Premiere Date: February 5, 2013 | Runtime: 00:00:30

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American Experience, TV’s most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.