American Experience - Season 27, Episode 3 - Rotten Tomatoes

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A profile of inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), whose achievements include a long-lasting incandescent light bulb. Included: remarks from Neil Baldwin ("Edison: Inventing the Century"); Leonard DeGraaf ("Edison and the Rise of Innovation"); Ernest Freeberg ("The Age of Edison: Electric Light and the Invention of Modern America"); Lisa Gitelman ("Thomas Edison and Modern America: A Brief History With Documents"); Paul Israel ("Edison: A Life of Invention"); and inventor Nathan Myhrvold.


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