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Title:
The men who built America
Edition:
Widescreen.
Publication Information:
[New York?] : History ; Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Lionsgate, c2012.
Physical Description:
3 videodiscs (approx. 360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details:
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 1.78:1 aspect ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Target Audience:
Not rated.
Language:
English
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles.

English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
General Note:
Documentary.

Originally broadcast as a mini-series on the History channel in 2012.
Contents:
Disc 1. A new war begins ; Oil strike ; A rivalry is born ; bonus footage (135 min.) -- disc 2. Blood is spilled ; A new rival emerges ; Owning it all ; Bonus footage (135 min.) -- disc. 3. Taking the White House ; The new machine ; Bonus footage (90 min.).
Abstract:
Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, Ford, the Men Who Built America. Meet the titans who forged the foundation of modern America and created the American Dream. The mini-series shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen.
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Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, Morgan, Ford. The titans who forged the foundation of modern America and created the American Dream. This mini-series shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States-a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War-into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen. This is the story of a nation at the crossroads and of the people who catapulted it to prosperity.