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American Entrepreneurial Genius

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Next Airing: Mon, Dec 11th, 2017 at 1:00 AM on UEN-TV

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American Entrepreneurial Genius is a remarkable 14 program series that explores the 400-year-old history of America's incomparable entrepreneurial spirit that shaped and advanced the country from the first settlement in Jamestown, to the globally dominant tech industry of the 21st century. Since 1607, America's great entrepreneurial spirit has created a multitude of inventions, businesses, and advancements that have revolutionized the world. American Entrepreneurial Genius is an extraordinary 14 program series that brings to life the 400-year-old story of over 100 American entrepreneurs including Eli Whitney, Samuel Colt, John D Rockefeller, Levi Strauss, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Henry Ford, Walt Disney, Mary Kay Ash, Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Ted Turner, Oprah Winfrey, Jeff Bezos, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk and many others who have molded America into the economic powerhouse of the 21st century.

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  • 1790 - 1825

    1790 - Samuel Slater, Father of the American Industrial Revolution / 1794 - Eli Whitney Patents the Cotton Gin / 1807 - Robert Fulton Awakens the World to the Steamboat / 1808 - John Jacob Astor Founds the American Fur Company / 1823 - Chinese Entrepreneur Hung Tai Introduces Sugar Mills to Hawaii / 1825 - Erie Canal is Completed

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 11th, 2017 at 1:00 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:44
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  • 1826 - 1850

    1831 - Cyrus McCormick Operates His Mechanical Reaper / 1834 - The Refrigerator: An American Entrepreneurial Story / 1836 - Samuel Colt Patents Five Shot Revolver / 1837 - John Deere Invents the First Self-scouring Steel Plow / 1844 - Samuel F. B. Morse Demonstrates the Telegraph / 1850 - Expressmen: Butterfield, Wells and Fargo

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 14th, 2017 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:02
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  • 1851 - 1872

    1851 - Isaac Singer Markets His Sewing Machine / 1857 - Gail Borden's Condensed Milk / 1869 - Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad / 1870 - Rockefeller Incorporates Standard Oil Co. of Ohio / 1872 - Aaron Montgomery Ward Starts Catalog Business

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 21st, 2017 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:55
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  • 1872 - 1888

    1872 - Andrew Carnegie, Father of the American Steel Industry / 1873 - Levi Strauss Patents Blue Jeans / 1876 - Henry Heinz and the Rise of Product Branding / 1876 - Alexander Graham Bell Demonstrates the Telephone / 1880 - George Eastman Patents Kodak Roll Film / 1888 - Lue Gim Gong, Father of the Florida Citrus Industry

    Next Airing: Thu, Dec 28th, 2017 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:27:28
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  • 1889 - 1903

    1889 - Thomas Edison Establishes General Electric / 1893 - Nikola Tesla and George Westinghouse Electrify the World / 1893 - Railroad Magnates Connect the U.S. / 1902 - Willis Carrier Invents Modern Air Conditioning / 1903 - Wright Brothers Fly at Kitty Hawk

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 4th, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:38
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  • 1904 - 1925

    1908 - Ford Introduces the Model T / 1917 - Boeing, Beech, Cessna and Stearman / 1919 - Adolph Zukor and Louis B. Mayer Form Hollywood / 1924 - George Washington Carver, Renaissance Man / 1925 - Caterpillar Inc. Makes Its Debut in California

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 11th, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:50
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  • 1926 - 1955

    1926 - Goddard Initiates the Space Age / 1927 - Juan Trippe's Pan Am Takes U.S. Aviation International / 1938- Chester Floyd Carlson Invents the Photocopy Machine / 1947 - David Sarnoff, Father of American T.V. / 1952 - Bill Daniels Pioneers American Cable Television / 1955 - The McDonald Brothers and Ray Kroc

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 18th, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:24
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  • 1955 - 1964

    1955 - Disneyland, Destination Theme Park / 1961 - Emilio Azcarraga Brings Hispanic Television to the U.S. / 1962 - Sam Walton Founds Walmart / 1963 - Mary Kay Ash Launches Mary Kay Cosmetics / 1964 - Thomas J. Watson Jr. Announces IBM's 360 Mainframe Computer

    Next Airing: Thu, Jan 25th, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:56
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  • 1965 - 1973

    1967 - Warren Buffett, the Oracle of Omaha / 1969 - J. C. R. Licklider Brings the Internet into Existence / 1971 - Nike, Founded by Bill Bowerman and Philip Knight / 1972 - Allan Alcorn Initiates the Video Game Industry / 1973 - Frederick Smith Begins Operating FedEx

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 1st, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:18
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  • 1974 - 1986

    1975 - Bill Gates and Paul Allen Found Microsoft / 1976 - Sol Price's Warehouse Store / 1980 -Ted Turner Launches CNN / 1983 - Andrew and Peggy Cherng Found Panda Express / 1986 - Oprah Winfrey, Entertainment Mogul

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 8th, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:25
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  • 1987 - 1997

    1987 - Howard Schultz Acquires Starbucks / 1991 - Robert L. Johnson Goes Public with Black Entertainment Network / 1991 - John Sie, Founder of Movie Channels Encore & Starz / 1994 - Jerry Yang Co-founds Yahoo! / 1995 - Jeff Bezos Opens Amazon for Business / 1997 - Pierre Omidyar Changes His Company's Name to eBay

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 15th, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:05
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  • 1998 - 2004

    1998 - Pleasant Rowland Sells the American Girl Company / 2001 - Steve Jobs Debuts the iPos / 2003 - Jewish American Mark Zuckerberg Launches Facebook / 2004 - Google Redefines the Internet

    Next Airing: Thu, Feb 22nd, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:59
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  • 2005 - Present

    2005 - YouTube's Video Sharing Democratizes Traditional Media / 2008 - Elon Musk Takes Over Tesla Motors / 2013 - Netflix's Reed Hastings Produces House of Cards / 2015 - Jack Dorsey is Renamed CEO of Twitter / 2015 - Economic Disruptors: Wikipedia and Craigslist

    Next Airing: Thu, Mar 1st, 2018 at 7:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:16
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  • 1607 - 1789

    1607 - Jamestown, England's First Successful American Colony - 1713 - Captain Andrew Robinson Designs and Constructs a Schooner - 1732 - America Initiates Road Infrastructure - 1750 - German Entrepreneurs Invent the Conestoga Wagon and Flatboat - 1750 - America Establishes Industrial Base, Paving the Way to Independence - 1777 - Mary Katherine Goddard Publishes the Declaration of Independence - 1789 - Alexander Hamilton Shapes America's Modern Industrial Economy

    Length: 00:28:25
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