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American Experience; Andrew Carnegie

BROADCAST MASTER - HD BASE Andrew Carnegie, NOLA Code: ANCA 000000 Repack for Season 25 Approximate date: 2012

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American Experience
Andrew Carnegie
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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

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NOTE: Repackaged version of Richest Man in the World, The: Andrew Carnegie. See that title for additional assets. Broadcast canceled.

Andrew Carnegie's life embodied the American dream: the immigrant who went from rags to riches, the self-made man who became a captain of industry, the king of steel. He preached the obligation of the wealthy to return their money to the societies where they made it -- then added, says Carnegie's biographer, Joseph Frazier Wall, "a very revealing sentence. He wrote, 'and besides, it provides a refuge from self-questioning.'



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