Marie Van Brittan Brown and her husband, Albert L. Brown, of Queens, N.Y., received a patent in 1969 for their invention of a closed-circuit television security system which led to modern-day home systems. This article was in The New York Times in 1969.
Marie Van Brittan Brown and her husband, Albert L. Brown, of Queens, N.Y., received a patent in 1969 for their invention of a closed-circuit television security system which led to modern-day home systems. This article was in The New York Times in 1969.
Marie Van Brittan Brown and her husband, Albert L. Brown, of Queens, N.Y., received a patent in 1969 for their invention of a closed-circuit television security system which led to modern-day home systems. This article was in The New York Times in 1969.

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