Books tagged: westinghouse

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The Man Behind The Brand - Big Business
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Business biography
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Maytag, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Milton Bradley Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s look at the men behind the corporate names.
Listening for Leviathan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,630. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Listening for Leviathan is the biography of Captain Joseph Paul Kelly, USNR, the US Navy's Father of Project Caesar and SOSUS. During the Cold War, Captain Joe Kelly headed the anti-submarine project that secretly tracked Soviet submarines during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Later, SOSUS discovered the causes of the destruction of the two US nuclear submarines Thresher and Scorpion.
War of the Currents
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
HE TURNED NIGHT into day with the invention of alternating current which is still the standard today; he was the father of over one hundred patents, his genius was overshadowed by malefic individuals who called him a quintessential mad scientist; he was ripped off by Thomas Edison for fifty thousand dollars, and the FBI had a large dossier of him which later disappeared. In 1943 he was found dead.