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New Technology Sheds Light on Century-Old Sound Recordings


Alexander Graham Bell is probably best known for inventing the telephone. But he also played a vital role in creating and innovating sound recordings. The Smithsonian’s National Museum has launched an exhibition that features early recorded sounds by Bell that date back to the 1880s. VOA’s June Soh visited the museum in Washington and brought us some sounds that were thought lost to time. Amy Katz narrates.

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