Alan Blumlein: A warning

June 1991
New Scientist;6/15/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1773, p11
Discusses the behavior of Francis Thompson, who has promised for twenty years to write a biography of Alan Blumlein, pioneer of television and radar technology, and who has failed to deliver on his promises. Thompson's pleas for resource materials and fears about what will happen to the material he has collected so far; Despair of Blumlein's son, Simon.


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