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Communications—From Telegraph To Television

Lecture no. 9 from the course: Experiencing America: A Smithsonian Tour through American History

Communications—From Telegraph To Television

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.

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e********t
February 13, 2017

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r********m
April 8, 2016
It seems to me that this lecture of America as an Innovator or environment in which persons are permitted to innovate is a continuation of the lecture on transportation. The details he provides are unmatched in most college history books.

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