Tesla, Man Out of Time - Chapter 17, The Great Radio Controversy; Chapter 18, Midstream Perils Summary & Analysis

Margaret Cheney
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This section begins with what was a major controversy. In many fields, people like to credit the creator or inventor. Readers believe that Marconi the Italian had invented the radio. Those who have been "sticking with this story" are now aware of the various factors involved. Tesla had come up with the first devices that by some definitions are radio. Ms. Cheney explains how the courts had to define radio as it related directly to the work of the Patent Office.

People are also aware of the other elements involved. If it had not been for Edison, it is not clear how Tesla would have been able to get started in electrical engineering and obtained original funding as an inventor. However, it is also equally true that Tesla was a veritable...

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