Synopsis by Sally Barber
The six-part documentary series Entrepreneurs: An American Adventure captures the bold spirit of the men and women who embraced the American dream to shape this nation's economic course and quality of life. Interviews, dramatizations, vintage newsreel footage, and historic photographs relate the dynamic stories of America's most successful industrial and economic pioneers. Part three, Entrepreneurs: An American Adventure - Expanding America focuses on the visionaries who developed the nation's first transportation systems. Learn the stories of automaker Henry Ford; flight pioneer Charles Lindbergh; founder of Pan Am Juan Trippe; developer of the Erie Canal DeWitt Clinton; James Hill, who transformed railroad transportation; commercial satellite developer Deke Slayton; and pilot training simulator inventor Albert Ueltschi.
business, marketing, pioneer, railroad, railroad-industry, transportation, entrepreneur