Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse

Ms. Jonnes talked about her book, Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World, published by Random… read more

Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse Ms. Jonnes talked about her book, Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World, published by Random House. The book examined the story of Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and George Westinghouse, three pioneers of the electrical revolution beginning in the late nineteenth century, and their rivalry to become the first to offer affordable, reliable, electrical power. Following her remarks she answered questions from the audience. close

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Program ID:
180980-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Chautauqua, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jan 08, 2005 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Feb 11, 2009 | 7:53am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jan 08, 2005 | 6:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 17, 2005 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 16, 2006 | 6:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 18, 2006 | 6:01pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2006 | 6:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 11, 2009 | 7:53am EST | C-SPAN 3
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