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TV TECHNICAL PIONEER TRACHINGER DIES AT 86

September 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Robert “Bob” Trachinger, who pioneered such technical innovations in TV’s early days as slow-motion videotape and the handheld camera in sports coverage, died September 19 in La Jolla, CA of heart failure at age 86, it was announced on Tuesday. He spent nearly all of his career at ABC, where he also produced documentaries, including […]