TITLE: Genius on Hold

RELEASE DATE: 3/1/2013


The story of Walter L. Shaw, a telecommunications genius, and his son Walter T. Shaw, a ruthless jewel thief, is a metaphor and a symbol for its time – for the twentieth century and for today.

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Genius on Hold (2012)
4.3 out of 3 votes



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NOTE: Dedicated to Peter Cooper, Raymond Allen Sharp and (missed name).

Special thanks to Frank S. for this submission

  • Greg Ottensmeyer

    "Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely" (Lord Acton-1866)
    Genius on Hold succinctly chronicles history and personal events that busted the world's largest monopoly - AT&T. In 1984, the US Justice Dept ushered in an era of competition in telecommunications leading to the development of mobile phone and Internet technologies.