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EP309: The Transatlantic Cable: The Thread that Connected the World and 7-Eleven's Commitment to the American Dream

EP309: The Transatlantic Cable: The Thread that Connected the World and 7-Eleven's Commitment to the American Dream

Update: 2022-05-17
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On this episode of Our American Stories, historian John Steele Gordon tells the story of how the telegraph went from Samuel Morse to winning WWI and how one man spearheaded the effort to connect America to Great Britain and, in doing so, the rest of the world. Former CEO of 7-Eleven, Jim Keyes, tells the story of how their company has led countless immigrants to the American Dream.


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00:00 - The Transatlantic Cable: The Thread that Connected the World


37:00 - 7-Eleven's Commitment to the American Dream

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EP309: The Transatlantic Cable: The Thread that Connected the World and 7-Eleven's Commitment to the American Dream

EP309: The Transatlantic Cable: The Thread that Connected the World and 7-Eleven's Commitment to the American Dream

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