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The richest man in the world

Author: Austin Hoyt; David G McCullough; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1997.
Series: PBS Video index; American experience.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Follows Andrew Carnegie's life from his impoverished origins in Scotland, through his business career, when he was on the cutting edge of the industrial revolution in telegraphy, railroads, and steel. He then went on to become a philanthropist of unusual fervor.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Videorecordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: Andrew Carnegie; Andrew Carnegie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Austin Hoyt; David G McCullough; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 36725932
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: The American experience.
Credits: Cinematographer, Terry Hopkins; editor, Sarah Holt; music, Michael Bacon; narrator, David Odgen Stiers.
Performer(s): Host: David McCullough.
Description: 1 videocassette (117 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: PBS Video index; American experience.
Other Titles: Andrew Carnegie
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced, and directed by Austin Hoyt ; a production of WGBH Boston.

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Follows Andrew Carnegie's life from his impoverished origins in Scotland, through his business career, when he was on the cutting edge of the industrial revolution in telegraphy, railroads, and steel. He then went on to become a philanthropist of unusual fervor.

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