Origins of the Cell Phone

Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, interviewed Martin Cooper about… read more

Art Molella, director of the Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation, interviewed Martin Cooper about the development of the first cell phones and current innovative smart phone models. Martin Cooper was one of the inventors of the first handheld cellular phone, and placed the first public cell phone call in 1973. close

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  • Cooper, Martin Inventor
  • Molella, Arthur Director National Museum of American History->Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation

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Origins of the Cell Phone

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 29, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 2, 2014

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