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Edison: American Experience

This much-honored PBS documentary series explores American history, one topic or person at a time.

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Sun., November 19, 2017
12:30 am
(120 minutes)

Edison  

A profile of inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), whose achievements include a long-lasting incandescent light bulb. Included: remarks from Neil Baldwin ("Edison: Inventing the Century"); Leonard DeGraaf ("Edison and the Rise of Innovation"); Ernest Freeberg ("The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America"); Lisa Gitelman ("Thomas Edison and Modern America: A Brief History With Documents"); Paul Israel ("Edison: A Life of Invention"); and inventor Nathan Myhrvold.

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Sun., November 19, 2017
12:30 am
(120 minutes)

Edison  

A profile of inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), whose achievements include a long-lasting incandescent light bulb. Included: remarks from Neil Baldwin ("Edison: Inventing the Century"); Leonard DeGraaf ("Edison and the Rise of Innovation"); Ernest Freeberg ("The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America"); Lisa Gitelman ("Thomas Edison and Modern America: A Brief History With Documents"); Paul Israel ("Edison: A Life of Invention"); and inventor Nathan Myhrvold.