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Title:
American genius
Author:
Howell, John S., actor.
Publication Information:
Washington, DC : National Geographic, [2015]
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
The eight-part docudrama, reveals the competitive forces behind history's most remarkable races for innovation. From Steve Jobs vs. Bill Gates to the Wright Brothers vs. Glen Curtiss, explores the rivalries, delving into the fierce power struggles, deceit, fluke timing and raw ambition out of which innovation was born. Bold reenactments are woven together with expert interviews to shed new perspective on the backstories of innovation that have shaped our world.
General Note:
Title from web page and container.
Language:
English
Contents:
Jobs vs. Gates ; Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss ; Farnsworth vs. Sarnoff -- Hearst vs. Pulitzer ; Space Race ; Colt vs. Wesson ; Oppenheimer vs. Heisenberg ; Edison vs. Tesla.
Reading Level:
Rating: TVPG.
ISBN:
9781426349195
UPC:
727994933199
Format :
DVD