Empire of the Air

Developing FM Radio

Clip | 4m 49s

Edwin Howard Armstrong was best known for developing FM Radio — for the first time in history, one person with a microphone could speak to many, influence them, and perhaps change their lives.

Aired: 05/01/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

Funding Provided by: General Motors Corporation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting;PBS; the National Endowment for the Humanities