American Experience: The Great Transatlantic Cable (2005)

Genres - History, Science & Technology  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Inventions & Innovations, Social History  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This documentary chronicles millionaire Cyrus Field's quest to run a cable across the Atlantic ocean, enabling wired communication between Britain and America, a task he finally completed in 1866.

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communication, entrepreneur, message, quest, technology, telecommunications, transatlantic