From Bagatelle to Video Games: The History of Pinball

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Pinball is an iconic American game. But how did it reach its iconic status? How did pinball develop? Listen to Jeremy Saucier of the Strong Museum of Play as he shares the long, and surprising, history of pinball--from its origins in French parlor games, to its prohibition, and then to its emergence as the immersive and popular game that it is today.