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 four, Entrepreneurs: An American Adventure - Made in America looks at the individuals responsible for creating mass production systems. Learn the stories of steel manufacturing mogul Andrew Carnegie; creator of interchangeable firearm parts Eli Whitney; Colt revolver inventor Samuel Colt; Jane Collier, who built a small auto parts supply firm into a huge business; industrialist Henry Kaiser, the man who originated the Health Maintenance Organization; and Joseph Engelberger, creator of industrial robots.
business, marketing, production [work], robot, entrepreneur