Artifact Details

Title

Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation: We're Taking The Higher Ground

Catalog Number

102651505

Type

Moving image

Date

1986 ca.

Publisher

Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation

Duration

00:11:00 (approx)

Format

VHS

Description

While it is unclear whether this video is intended for an internal or external audience, the content is promotional in nature, and reviews the output and activities of Fairchild Semiconductor during the year 1986. The video focuses on the development of the Clipper, including description of the mainframe architecture, shots of Clipper hardware, and video of the Clipper in use. Also featured is the CMOS gate array and the VAX 8600 central processing unit. In between the technical product descriptions, the video includes many clips of choreographed dance routines performed by Fairchild employees, to the songs "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge and "Higher Ground" by Stevie Wonder.

Credit

Gift of Alice Betz

Lot Number

X3859.2007