Tuesday, April 26, 2011

The Man Who Made Obama President has Died

Hubert Schlafly, inventor of the teleprompter, has died. He was 91.

Schlafly also developed the first pay TV system that permitted subscribers to order special programs to be delivered by coaxial cable. He also was the engineer behind the HBO satellite transmission of the "Thrilla in Manila" boxing match between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier .

1 comment:

  1. Hubert Schlafly, may you rest in piece. Thank you for your work.