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Chronicles the rise of Western Union Telegraph from the early years of telecommunications to its apogee as the first nationwide corporate monopoly in American history.
The meanest property in the world -- Midwife to monopoly -- "An entering wedge" against monopoly -- "A very big thing" -- No middle ground -- The specter of competition -- First time tragedy, second time farce -- Octopus of the wires.
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