Edison Special Congressional Medal Presentation Ceremonies

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75906. Edison Special Congressional Medal Presentation Ceremonies. October 20, 1928. Red net, WJZ, New York aircheck. The U.S. Navy Band plays, "Hail To The Chief." President Coolidge speaks. The world's first phonograph is returned to Edison by the British government. It had been in England since 1880. Ronald Campbell (British charge d'affaires) speaks as the machine is returned. Mr. Edison makes a short speech of thanks. Thomas Edison, Calvin Coolidge, The U. S. Navy Band, Ronald Campbell, John Gibbons (President of Princeton University). 9:11. Audio condition: Good. Excerpts.

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