Telephone: The First Hundred Years

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Harper & Row, 1976 - Telephone - 369 pages
A centennial history of Mr. Bell's invention, its impact on and importance in American life, and the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, the world's largest corporation

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The author feels a compulsion to praise Ma Bell and make everything seem wonderful. The last chapter is contemporaneous and is thick with praise for Bell Labs after glossing over many remarkable ... Read full review


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JOHN BROOKS was an award-winning New Yorker staff writer and author of several critically acclaimed explorations of business and Wall Street. Besides Once in Golconda, these include The Go-Go Years (Wiley), The Games Players, Business Adventures, and The Fate of the Edsel.

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