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The Phonograph

On December 7, 1887 Thomas Edison demonstrated his phonograph at the New York City offices of the nation’s leading technical weekly publication, “Scientific American.” The following report set off a stampede of reporters to Edison’s laboratory to hear the amazing device.

“Edison” premieres January 27, 2015 on PBS American Experience.