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022 – Tesla – War of the Currents Part 6: The Battle of Chicago (1892)

Westinghouse makes an 11th-hour bid to electrify the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 with Tesla’s AC system and GE will do anything to torpedo the deal. Welcome to Thunderdome: two bids enter, one bid leaves…

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018 – Tesla – The Greatest Show On Earth (1891)

Tesla the Showman knocks ’em dead at the AIEE with a lecture for the ages and a breathtaking demonstration of high frequency AC. It was his ticket to fame and celebrity. 

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017 – Tesla – The Biggest Mistake Nikola Tesla Ever Made (1890-1891)

Fresh from his return from Europe, Tesla goes on an inventing spree and dabbles in high-frequency currents. But when George Westinghouse comes calling and pleads poverty, Tesla makes a fateful and costly mistake…

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