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Episode 8: Liza Tarbuck on Nikola Tesla

Summary

Liza Tarbuck chooses the extraordinary life of the Serbian-American scientist Nikola Tesla whose inventions were ahead of his time. He founded the Tesla Electric Light Company and was responsible for the introduction of the alternating current in America, seeing off competition from his rival and former hero Thomas Edison. The fortunes and misfortunes of this brilliant and eccentric man who died virtually penniless in a New York hotel room are discussed by Liza and presenter Matthew Parris with the help of Professor Iwan Morus of Aberystwyth University

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PresenterMatthew Parris
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ProducerMaggie Ayre

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