A talented and prolific inventor dies penniless and unknown, even though his creations are about as commonplace as staplers. A jewel thief son blames his life of crime on the wrongs that befell the father. Read More
Genius on Hold is a poignant look at corporate greed run amuck. Walter Shaw contributed 39 telephone patents. When he sought due credit, he was jailed and black-balled by AT&T. He became homeless and died penniless. His story leads to divestiture of AT&T by the US DoJ in 1984.