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THE GENIUS OF NIKOLA TESLA with author Margaret Cheney

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www.universallearningseries.com Discussing the inspirational 19th century genius, Nikola Tesla! Margaret’s first biography, the classic Tesla – Man Out of Time has appeared in many languages throughout the world. It followed her research foray into Yugoslavia during the Cold War administration of Marshal Tito—who did not much care for American scientists, or authors! Margaret wrote a second biography of Tesla entitled “Tesla – Master of Lightning,” with the documentary film producer Robert Uth, and has appeared in his award-winning PBS documentary about the inventor. She has been a reporter for the Aberdeen Daily World, and an editor for the Seattle Bureau of the Associated Press. She also has worked for the office of the President of the University of California Berkeley, and the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. Margaret Cheney is the only American writer ever to have won the Tesla gold medal of the Serbian Academy of Science, the Tesla Institute, and the Tesla Museum in Belgrade—a medal usually awarded only to scientists. Margaret is a member of the executive board of the Tesla Memorial Society in New Jersey. www.margaretcheney.com