Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Empires of Oil
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- Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
- Empires of Oil
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Broadcast January 1993
Based on Daniel Yergin's bestselling book on the history of oil, this series tells the history of oil, starting in the 1850s with the first oil well in Titusville, PA, and continuing through the Gulf War and into the future, speculating on the role oil will play in our society in the next century. Donald Sutherland narrates. Series release date: 1993
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After struggling to survive, Marcus Samuel's Shell Oil and Henri Deterding's Royal Dutch merge and ultimately threaten the supremacy of Rockefeller's Standard Oil. Oil becomes a strategic commodity, transforming everyday life around the world, revolutionizing warfare, and affecting the outcome of World War I.
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- Chicago: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Empires of Oil,” 03/25/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_300AEFD2DBD643EABFB91881B55AE42F.
- MLA: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Empires of Oil.” 03/25/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_300AEFD2DBD643EABFB91881B55AE42F>.
- APA: Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Empires of Oil. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_300AEFD2DBD643EABFB91881B55AE42F