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Edison & the electric chair : a story of light and death

Discusses the controversial position of Thomas Edison who opposed the death penalty, and yet championed the use of the electric chair as being more humane for executions.

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  • "Despite having been an avowed opponent of the death penalty, Edison threw his laboratory resources and reputation behind the creation of a very different sort of device--the electric chair."
  • "Discusses the controversial position of Thomas Edison who opposed the death penalty, and yet championed the use of the electric chair as being more humane for executions."@en

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  • "History"
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  • "Edison and the electric chair"
  • "Edison and the electric chair : the tale of a great inventor, a bitter rivalry and a shocking invention"
  • "Edison y la silla eléctrica : cómo el inventor más grande del mundo ayudó a crear una máquina de matar"@es
  • "Edison : and the electric chair : a story of light and death"
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  • "Edison & the electric chair : a story of light and death"
  • "Edison & the electric chair a story of light and death"
  • "Edison and the electric chair : a story of light and death"