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American Entrepreneurial Genius

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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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  • 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

    Length: 00:26:55
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2023
  • 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

    Length: 00:28:16
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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

    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

    Length: 00:28:05
    Usage rights: Expires 6/30/2023
  • 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

    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

    Length: 00:28:15
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