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Transatlantic Cable

  • Aired: 07/05/2010
  • 16:25
  • Rating: TV-G
Our contributor found a coil of wire cables covered in thick fabric and wonders if it's a piece of one of the first transatlantic cables that connected the United States to Europe. History Detectives tries to pinpoint if this coil of wires made - or relayed - history.
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How did this twisted fragment of metal spark a communications revolution?
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