Father of Radio


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United States electrical engineer who in 1907 patented the first triode vacuum tube, which made it possible to detect and amplify radio waves (1873-1961)

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But despite the fact that their highquality roster of bands are championed by the father of Radio One, John Peel, and that they're ever-present and popular fixtures on the local live scene, they never seem to get any of the recognition they deserve.
This year's honorees include television comedy star Jimmy Durante; the father of radio, Guillermo Marconi; news anchors Dan Rather and Diane Sawyer; talk show host and game show inventor Merv Griffin; and television writer/producer Garry Marshall.