This is a balanced biography of one of the 20th Century's outstanding inventors, published to coincide with the 75th anniversary of Baird's first public demonstration of a rudimentary television system.
1: Early life
3: Frith Street, London
4: The first demonstration of TV
5: Noctovision, phonovision and spotlight TV
6: Company formation and long distance TV
7: TV and the BBC
8: The first TV broadcast and other 'firsts'
9: Overseas interests
10: Large screen TV
11: Early TV work of Bell Telephone Laboratories
12: Financial difficulties
13: The first public 30-line service
14: Baird's personality
15: A rival and high definition TV
16: The London TV station
17: Baird and cinema TV
18: The war years
Epilogue: 'Two greats'