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American Experience
Wizard of Photography, The
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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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With his introduction of the popular Kodak and Brownie camera systems, George Eastman revolutionized the photographic industry, transforming a complex, expensive technology used by a small professional elite into one that anyone could use. A brilliant innovator and entrepreneur, Eastman changed the way people viewed time and the world around them - and even themselves. Narrator: Judith Light. Voice of George Eastman: Peter Gallagher



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Chicago: “American Experience; Wizard of Photography, The,” 05/05/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A0A18DBFFBDD4AB68671F5B9499DEA63.
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APA: American Experience; Wizard of Photography, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_A0A18DBFFBDD4AB68671F5B9499DEA63
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