Edison has been called the greatest inventor in history and a prime mover of the "Second Industrial Revolution." He held 1,093 patents, including ones for the phonograph, electric lighting systems, the movie camera and the storage battery. This course examines not only Edison's achievements, but also the virtues that made them possible—such as Edison's extraordinary work hours, his tenacity, his self-confidence and his love of creative thinking. After listening to these tapes, you will find yourself experiencing a renewed sense of appreciation for this amazing man.
(MP3 download; 4 hrs. 30 min., 160 MB)