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Thomas Edison's Talking Doll Will Be Displayed At Smithsonian

Even geniuses get it wrong sometimes. Thomas Edison created some of the world's first talking dolls back in 1890, and they were terrifying. One will be featured in a new exhibit called "American Enterprise," opening next month at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

A version of this story originally aired onAll Things Considered on May 5, 2015.

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