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This Week in Business History for September 13th: Fixing Edison’s Lightbulb: The Story of Lewis Howard Latimer (1848 – 1928)
13th September 2021 • This Week in Business History • Supply Chain Now
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In this edition of This Week in Business History, Kelly Barner remembers key innovations, inventions, and firsts that took place between September 13th and the 17th. In our main story, she shares the life story of the man who fixed Thomas Edison’s lightbulb, drew Alexander Graham Bell’s telephone into reality, and made a real and lasting mark on his community. We’ll also hear about the release of Super Mario Bros., find out why the founder of General Motors hated cars, and wish a happy birthday to Agatha Christie and Wendy Thomas.

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