Henry M. Field* ‎– The Story Of The Atlantic Telegraph

Label:
LibriVox ‎– none
Format:
26 × File, MP3, Mono, Album, 128 kbps
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist

1 Preface 4:24
2 Chapter I - The Barrier Of The Sea 20:42
3 Chapter II - Can The Ocean Be Spanned? 12:45
4 Chapter III - The Company Organized 19:03
5 Chapter IV - Crossing Newfoundland 17:06
6 Chapter V - The Deep-Sea Soundings 22:43
7 Chapter VI - The Work Begun In England 31:28
8 Chapter VII - Seeking Aid From Congress 29:24
9 Chapter VIII - The Expedition Of 1857, Part One 29:21
10 Chapter VIII - The Expedition Of 1857, Part Two 13:36
11 Chapter IX - The First Expedition Of 1858 31:13
12 Chapter X - The Second Expedition Successful, Part One 20:20
13 Chapter X - The Second Expedition Successful, Part Two 16:43
14 Chapter XI - Excitement In America, Part One 15:34
15 Chapter XI - Excitement In America, Part Two 20:44
16 Chapter XII - Did The First Cable Ever Work? 20:19
17 Chapter XIII - Cast Down, But Do Not Despair 15:26
18 Chapter XIV - The Expedition Of 1865, Part One 22:33
19 Chapter XIV - The Expedition Of 1865, Part Two 23:09
20 Chapter XIV - The Expedition Of 1865, Part Three 23:15
21 Chapter XV - Preparing To Renew The Battle 16:13
22 Chapter XVI - Victory At Last, Part One 32:49
23 Chapter XVI - Victory At Last, Part Two 25:50
24 Chapter XVII - Recovery Of The Lost Cable, Part One 18:51
25 Chapter XVII - Recovery Of The Lost Cable, Part Two 16:46
26 Chapter XVIII - Afterglow 41:12
27 Appendix - Instruments For Signalling Across The Atlantic Ocean 9:14

Credits

Notes

The story of Cyrus W. Field, the first man who connected Europe and North America by means of a cable, to exchange messages using telegraphy.
Read in English language.
Total running time: 9:30:43

Recording of a public-domain text.
Creative Commons license: Public Domain Mark 1.0
_______

There were typos in the Roman numbers of the original chapter titles (tracks 14 and 15) of the audio files metadata and on the catalog webpage.

Other Versions (4 of 4) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
none Henry M. Field* The Story Of The Atlantic Telegraph(File, AAC, Mono, 64 ) LibriVox none US 2012
none Henry M. Field* The Story Of The Atlantic Telegraph(2xFile, AAC, Mono, Album, 64 ) LibriVox none US 2011
none Henry M. Field* The Story Of The Atlantic Telegraph(26xFile, ogg, Album, VBR) LibriVox none US 2011
none Henry M. Field* The Story Of The Atlantic Telegraph(26xFile, MP3, Mono, Album, 64 ) LibriVox none US 2011

Reviews