Item Details

Prelinger Archives: The Nation at Your Fingertips [electronic resource]

Prelinger Archives
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
How direct long distance dialing made the U.S. a smaller place, and how instantaneous direct communication between Americans without operator assistance became possible.
Release Date
1951
Run Time
10 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on July 13, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Nation at Your Fingertips
Contents
  • Direct Dial Pioneers (3:05)
  • Newfangled Contraption (1:01)
  • Growing Demand (1:31)
  • Sophisticated Technology (3:01)
  • Area Codes Coming Soon (1:27)
  • Successful Formula (0:43)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c1951.
Publisher no.
53781 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (10 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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