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The Father of The Cell Phone Tells Us About Making History's First Cell Phone Call!

August 19, 2023
00:00 43:23
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Join us as we revisit my conversation with Martin Cooper, the visionary engineer who conceived the handheld mobile phone. From concept to groundbreaking call in 1973, we'll take you on a journey through his revolutionary story.


Segment 1: The Visionary Concept
Explore Martin's early background and the spark that ignited the mobile phone idea. Uncover the condensed ten-year process behind this game-changing invention.

Segment 2: Paving The Way
Discover how Martin's vision evolved into the iconic Motorola DynaTAC 8000x. Navigate the challenges overcome on the path to innovation.

Segment 3: A Call That Shaped History
Relive the historic first public cell phone call and its lasting impact.

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Meet Your Host
Josh Cohen is a journalist and commentator living out of the Midwest.

He has written for a number of reputable publications.

His fascination with history is in the story of our existence and how it is told. Keeping the tradition of storytelling alive in Eyewitness History is what drives him.
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