'Telephone Gambit' Asks Who Invented The Phone History credits Alexander Graham Bell with the invention of the telephone, but inventor Elisha Gray filed papers with the patent office describing a similar device on the same day. Who should get the credit? Seth Shulman, author of The Telephone Gambit, has the 411.

'Telephone Gambit' Asks Who Invented The Phone

'Telephone Gambit' Asks Who Invented The Phone

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History credits Alexander Graham Bell with the invention of the telephone, but inventor Elisha Gray filed papers with the patent office describing a similar device on the same day. Who should get the credit? Seth Shulman, author of The Telephone Gambit, has the 411.