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Second Nature: The Popularization of the Telephone in Late Nineteenth Century Chicago

Professor  Richard  John Professor Richard John

Speaker: Professor Richard John
Date: November 14, 2008
Time: 12:30 PM
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Richard R. John, Professor of History at the University of Illinois, is the author of Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse (1995) and many articles on the history of American public policy, business, and communications. He is also the editor of Ruling Passions: Political Economy in Nineteenth-Century America (2006), a volume of original essay on topics in 19th-century American political history. He is currently completing a history of early American telecommunications.

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