January 29, 1999 Thomas Alva Edison founded recorded sound. He invented the repeating telegraph and the phonograph, among others. He was known as "The Wizard of Menlo Park," his hometown in New Jersey.
June 27, 1998 As President Clinton and Chinese President Jiang Zemin concluded a summit today in Beijing, their dialogue entered a new dimension. In a news conference that followed their formal meeting, the two leaders not only talked; they engaged in a very lively debate as American and Chinese television broadcast the event. NPR's Vicky O'Hara reports from Beijing.
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