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A Thread Across the Ocean
- By: John Steele Gordon
- Narrated by: Scott Brick
- Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
In a world in which news and information flashes around the globe in an instant, time lags are inconceivable. But they were a fact of life in the 19th century. One of those adept, impressively learned, sometimes impractical 19-century woodshed thinkers and tinkers, Cyrus Field, knew only a little of the hard science behind stringing a submarine telegraph cable that would link the financial markets of London and New York.
- By Derek Malley on 09-28-10
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