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Telegram!: Modern History as Told Through More Than 400 Witty, Poignant, and Revealing Telegrams
Linda Rosenkrantz (au)
For more than a century, the telegraph served as the world’s primary medium for instant communication. This book presents more than 400 witty, revealing, & significant examples, organized into categories such as “Parents & Children,” “Hooray for Hollywood,” & “Lincoln in the Telegraph Office.” Abraham Lincoln virtually conducted the Civil War over the telegraph wires, financial wizards used them to discuss the stock market crash that precipitated the Great Depression, & Japanese diplomats in Wash., D.C., sent a flurry of encoded telegrams to Tokyo in the weeks leading up to the attack on Pearl Harbor. “Blends the history, sociology, wit, & creativity of the telegram’s golden age into a delightful volume perfect for browsing or total immersion. Ill.
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