Communications—From Telegraph To Television
Lecture no. 9 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History
Taught by Professor Richard Kurin | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
Focus on inventions that radically transformed how people communicate, beginning with Samuel Morse’s telegraph. Then look at a historic telephone used by Alexander Graham Bell, and listen to one of his early recording disks. Finally, witness the birth of mass media through the inventions of radio and television.