Synopsis : "Describes how P.T. Barnum's Topsy the elephant was electrocuted in Coney Island with 6600 volts of alternating current as proof that it was much more dangerous than direct current in an ongoing dispute between Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse. 25,000 first printing."
File Size : 5.34 MB
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Audience : General Adult
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Daly (columnist, New York Daily News; The Book of Mychal) compellingly traces the juxtaposition of circus and power...