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History Detectives | Clip | Early Transistor Radio

Joe Bidwell still remembers buying his first Motorola transistor radio in 1959 and the freedom he felt listening to music with a radio he could fit in his pocket. Now Joe owns a Regency TR-1, the first transistor radio model made in 1954. His has a serial number of 2067, which Joe thinks seems very low. Joe asks Tukufu Zuberi to find out whether he has one of the first transistor radios ever mad

S10 E7 | 0:12:34 | AIRED: 10/27/2012 |
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