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American Experience; Richest Man in the World, The: Andrew Carnegie

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Series
American Experience
Program
Richest Man in the World, The: Andrew Carnegie
Program Number

903

Series Description

Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988

Program Description

NOTE: Rebroadcast and repackaged for season 25 (2013), with new NOLA Code and Title. See Andrew Carnegie title for additional assets.

"The Richest Man in the World: Andrew Carnegie"--Andrew Carnegie arrived in America a poor immigrant boy -- and became the richest man in the world. After he amassed a fortune by crushing his competitors and exploiting his workers, Carnegie systematically gave away a total of $350 million in 10 years, donating more than 3,000 public libraries to communities around the world. David Ogden Stiers narrates.

Duration

01:04:30

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “American Experience; Richest Man in the World, The: Andrew Carnegie,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E6FF1443C394E37879B4C1C62DFE906.
MLA: “American Experience; Richest Man in the World, The: Andrew Carnegie.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E6FF1443C394E37879B4C1C62DFE906>.
APA: American Experience; Richest Man in the World, The: Andrew Carnegie. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2E6FF1443C394E37879B4C1C62DFE906
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