Entrepreneurs: An American Adventure (1992)

Genres - Business, History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Inventions & Innovations  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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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 six, The Entrepreneurs: An American Adventure -- Instant America, peers into the world of the creators of our communication and information systems. Learn the stories of Samuel Morse, whose inventions improved the telegraph; inventor of the telephone, Alexander Graham Bell;George Eastman, who made photography affordable; inventor of the photocopy machine, Chester Carlson; movie industry pioneer Adolph Zukor; RCA and NBC founder David Sarnoff; and Dr. An Wang, creator of the first word processor.



business, communication, computers, film-industry, marketing, entrepreneur