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The Real Story Behind the Remote Control

Eugene J. Polley lived his entire life in the Chicago area, where he worked for Zenith Electronics for 47 years. Hired as a stock boy during the Depression, he eventually became an engineer with 18 patents to his credit. But his most famous invention would become known as the TV remote control.

In 1950, Zenith released a product called ...

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Luke Arrington

December 05, 2012  2:57pm

It sounds much like the warning God gave Israel as they were poised to possess their Promised Land- this would be fantastic to use along with that narrative. It isn't trite and it expresses regret, absurdity, and something we can all related to- mindlessly watching TV.

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