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    • The Age of Edison

    • Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America
    • By: Ernest Freeberg
    • Narrated by: Sean Pratt
    • Length: 9 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The late 19th century was a period of explosive technological creativity, but arguably the most important invention of all was Thomas Edison’s incandescent light bulb. Unveiled in his Menlo Park, New Jersey, laboratory in 1879, the light bulb overwhelmed the American public with the sense of the birth of a new age. More than any other invention, the electric light marked the arrival of modernity.

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    • By kyle on 03-10-16

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    • The Fight for Rights (2009): Los Angeles Times Festival of Books
    • By: Ernest F. Freeberg, Randy Shaw, Thomas J. Sugrue
    • Narrated by: Scott Kraft
    • Length: 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books began in 1996 with a simple goal: to bring together the people who create books with the people who love to read them. The festival was an immediate success and has become the largest and most prestigious book festival in the country, attracting more than 130,000 book lovers each year.

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