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Lost And Found Sound: The Twitching Finger Of The Telegraph

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Lost And Found Sound: The Twitching Finger Of The Telegraph

Lost & Found Sound

Lost And Found Sound: The Twitching Finger Of The Telegraph

Lost And Found Sound: The Twitching Finger Of The Telegraph

Only Available in Archive Formats.

As part of a year-long collaboration between NPR and independent producers called "Lost and Found Sound," we present two salutes to a nearly extinct communication medium: the telegraph. NPR's Jonathan Kern recalls how the device and Morse Code were an important part of his childhood — a language that united him with his father. And, producer Gregory Whitehead presents an essay with sound about his grandfather who was a professional telegrapher.