Today we take new technologies like high-tech videoconferencing, instant messaging, Twitter and video chats for granted. But that wasn’t always the case. Ninety-three years ago (on May 29th, 1916, to be exact), Johnson & Johnson took part in a demonstration of the latest cutting-edge technology: the opening of the first transcontinental telephone line opened between New Brunswick, New Jersey and San Francisco, California. The demonstration was such a big deal that it was held at a special Transcontinental Dinner at one of the leading hotels in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
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