Saving Our Sounds, highlighting the National Recording Registry starts today with this little gem.
The First Official Transatlantic Telephone Call
Upon the opening of the transatlantic telephone circuit for commercial service, W.S. Gifford, president of the American Telephone & Telegraph Co., called Sir Evelyn P. Murray, secretary of the General Post Office of Great Britain, offering felicitations. Selected for the 2005 registry.
Learn more about this special moment in communications by visiting the National Recording Registry online at http://1.usa.gov/1xBpUOw.
Listen to the actual call here. http://bit.ly/1F58szm.