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Nice video: Here’s How Mobile Phones Worked in 1959 via Re/code

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via Here’s How Mobile Phones Worked in 1959 | Re/code.

What if someone could call you on the telephone — while you were in your car? That’s the astonishing premise of this 1959 clip from newsreel archive British Pathe. Heads up: Gender politics back then were also comparatively unsophisticated. Pathe produced more than 90,000 newsreel clips during the 1900s, and it has nowuploaded almost all of them to a YouTube channel.

 

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