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Telephone innovations of 1957

If the telephone wasn't born in Canada, it was certainly conceived here. In 1874, in Brantford, Ont., inventor Alexander Graham Bell first described the scientific principle that would convey the human voice over wires. By the Second World War, Canadians led the world in talking by telephone. Later they reached out to each other and around the globe with long distance calling, transatlantic connections and predictions for the future.

Bell Canada describes some of the newest features for your telephone.

Medium: Radio
Program: Canadian Scene
Broadcast Date: Dec. 1, 1957
Guest(s): George Long
Host: Norm McBain
Duration: 7:43

Last updated: December 18, 2012

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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