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The Telephone Gambit: Chasing Alexander Graham Bell's Secret
"A stellar example of historical investigation at its probing best."—Chuck Leddy, Boston GlobeThroughout his career, Alexander Graham Bell, one of the world's most famous inventors, was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. ...
"A stellar example of historical investigation at its probing best."—Chuck Leddy, Boston GlobeThroughout his career, Alexander Graham Bell, one of the world's most famous inventors, was plagued by a secret: he stole the key idea behind the invention of the telephone. While researching at MIT, science journalist Seth Shulman scrutinized Bell's journals and within them found the smoking gun: a hint of deeply buried historical deception. Delving further into Bell's life, Shulman unearthed the surprising story behind the telephone, a tale of romance, corruption, and unchecked ambition.
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