Date(s) - 04/29/2017
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Lecture by Kenneth B. Lifshitz. The single-wire telegraph revolutionized long distance communication, but it was not the brainchild of one inventor, Samuel Morse. Morse’s colleagues and employees, specifically Ezra Cornell and Joseph Henry, made crucial contributions. In the book, Makers of the Telegraph, Lifshitz examines the careers and key events of the three men.