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American Experience

Silicon Valley Chapter 1

Clip: Season 25 Episode 3 | 16m 45s

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. Premiering February 5, 2013 at 9pm ET.

Aired: 02/05/13

Rating: NR

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