Lauste Film Clip/Baker's Gold/Transatlantic Cable (#803)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
How did this twisted fragment of metal spark a communications revolution? 16:26
What role did these drawings play in one of the largest migrations in American history? 16:45
How is this odd strip of film connected to the invention of talking movies? 17:22
Full Program: Lauste Film Clip; Baker's Gold; Transatlantic Cable 55:10
Full Program: Investigating a projection screen with possible Cuban Missile Crisis connections. 56:46
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Series Description: HISTORY DETECTIVES returns to explore the stories behind historic sites, artifacts and tall tales told in cities across the country, with the help of an inquisitive team of fact-finders with an uncanny talent for uncovering the truth.
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