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Made in America

Author: Tom ShachtmanRobert DeubelGaby MonetRobert MitchumRobert SobelAll authors
Publisher: Boston, MA : Enterprise Media, ©1987.
Series: Entrepreneurs, an American adventure, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describes the American entrepreneurs who laid the foundation for the enterprises that transformed America from an agricultural nation to an industrial giant. Focuses on Andrew Carnegie (steel and charities), those who worked on interchangeable parts and efficiency (Samuel Colt, Henry Leland, Frank Gilbreth, Frederick Taylor), the assembly line (Henry Ford), Henry Kaiser (Western building industries), and those who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
History
Nonfiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Shachtman; Robert Deubel; Gaby Monet; Robert Mitchum; Robert Sobel; Martin Sandler Productions.; Concepts Unlimited.; Enterprise Media Inc.
OCLC Number: 17455774
Notes: Date on cassette label: c1986.
Based on the book: The Entrepreneurs : an American adventure / Robert Sobel and David B. Sicilia.
Credits: Editor, Sarah Holt ; photography, Lloyd Freidus.
Performer(s): Host, Robert Mitchum.
Description: 1 videocassette (49 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Entrepreneurs, an American adventure, v. 4.
Responsibility: a production of Martin Sandler Productions, Ltd. in association with Concepts Unlimited ; directed by Robert Deubel ; producer, Gaby Monet ; written by Tom Shachtman.

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Describes the American entrepreneurs who laid the foundation for the enterprises that transformed America from an agricultural nation to an industrial giant. Focuses on Andrew Carnegie (steel and charities), those who worked on interchangeable parts and efficiency (Samuel Colt, Henry Leland, Frank Gilbreth, Frederick Taylor), the assembly line (Henry Ford), Henry Kaiser (Western building industries), and those who worked in post-war technologies.

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