Compare & Contrast The Ambassadors by Henry James

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1903: Radio is being developed for transmission of news and music.

Today: The internet is being developed for the transmission of all media formats, including real time audio and visual interpersonal communications.

1903: The record for transatlantic crossing is set by the German ship Deutschland at just under six days. Nellie Bly circumnavigates the globe (from New York to New York) in seventy-two days.

Today: A Concorde jet flies from Paris to New York in three-and-a-half hours. Richard Rutan and Jeanna Yeager circled the world without refueling between December 14 and 23, 1986. A 747 flew over both planetary poles a few years before in fifty-four hours.

1903: Mass advertising and monopolies are new challenges.

Today: Advertising is ubiquitous and monopolies are illegal due to a belief in commercial competition and consumer benefits.

1903: The French abandoned construction of a Panama Canal because they could not keep down mortality rates among the workers. Unknown to...

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