Alexander Graham Bell was able to invent the telephone after Watson tweaked a reed that transmitted sounds to the next room
The urge to move documents as fast as possible has always been a national pre-occupation, because it has always been a necessity. Fax and Federal Express are just the latest among many innovations for getting the message across.
The story of AT&T from its origins in Bell’s first local call to last year’s divestiture. Hail and good-bye.
"My God, it talks!” said the Emperor of Brazil. So the new invention did—but not until Alexander Graham Bell and his assistant had solved some brain racking problems