The Journal of San Diego History
Winter/Spring 2009, Volume 55, Numbers 1 & 2
Iris H. W. Engstrand & Molly McClain, Editors
Colin Fisher, Theodore Strathman & David Miller, Review Editors

Front and Back Matter
Before Qualcomm: Linkabit and the Origins of San Diego’s Telecom Industry
Joel West
The Beatles Live! At Balboa Stadium 1965
Chuck Gunderson
Everything Old is New Again: A History of San Diego Junior Theatre, 1948-2008
Darlene Gould Davies and Lizbeth Persons Price
Rita Sanchez: An Oral Interview
Rudy P. Guevarra
Roundtable Discussion
Fossil Exhibition
Book Reviews
Complete Journal Issue 4.4Mb

Publication of The Journal of San Diego History has been partially funded by generous grants from the Joseph W. Sefton Foundation; Quest for Truth Foundation of Seattle, Washington, established by the late James G. Scripps; and an anonymous friend and supporter of the Journal.

Publication of this issue of The Journal of San Diego History has also been supported by a grant from The Journal of San Diego History Fund of the San Diego Foundation.

front cover    back cover

Front Cover: Irwin M. Jacobs, wearing a HBO shirt, displays the circuit board for the VideoCipher, an encryption system for satellite TV broadcasts. Courtesy of Irwin M. Jacobs.

Back Cover: In this picture taken by a Life magazine photographer, JPL scientists review data from Explorer-I after the January 1958 launch of the first American Satellite. Andrew Viterbi, center is looking at a printout of telemetry data. Courtesy of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering.

Cover design: Allen Wynar

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Articles appearing in The Journal of San Diego History are abstracted and indexed in Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life.

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