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Ep.64 – William Kemmler

The War of the Currents was largely a business battle, but the first victim got the shock of a lifetime

Episode Notes

The battle over which electrical current would be used in our growing nation was between AC and DC, however, in this war for business, the initial causality was the first man to ever be executed by electric chair. It did not go well.

William Kemmler

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