Artifact Details

Title

Lewis Kornfeld interview and tribute footage

Catalog Number

102739926

Type

Moving image

Date

2003-11-24

Participants

Johnson, J. Mitchell, Interviewer
Kornfeld, Lewis, Interviewee

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Place of Publication

Fort Worth, Texas

Duration

01:35:00

Format

MOV

Copyright Holder

Johnson, J. Mitchell

Description

Former RadioShack CEO Lewis Kornfeld discusses his career at RadioShack, beginning as a a nearly one-man operating responsible for marketing and advertising. He discusses some of the changes that have taken place with RadioShack products and market share over years, including the Citizen’s Band (CB) and personal computer booms.

Category

Interview

Subject

Citizen’s Band (CB); Tandy Radio Shack (TRS); TRS-80 Model I (Computer); Deutschmann family; Tandy, Charles

Credit

Gift of J. Mitchell Johnson

Lot Number

X7098.2014