April 25, 2020

Thomas Edison (Part 1)

Thomas Edison (Part 1)

How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become the most famous man of his age and one of the greatest inventors of all time? In part 1, we cover Edison's life from his birth up through his invention of the...


How did Thomas Edison rise from obscure origins in a frontier town in Michigan to become the most famous man of his age and one of the greatest inventors of all time? In part 1, we cover Edison's life from his birth up through his invention of the phonograph.

 

Sources:

Edison by Edmund Morris

The Wizard of Menlo Park by Randall Stross

The Thomas A Edison Papers - Rutgers University

Empires of Light by Jill Jonnes