Cast & Crew
Chronicling the lives and achievements of some of the most influential figures in American history.
Premiered: October 16, 2012
Season 1, Episode 8
November 6, 2012
Conclusion. Henry Ford develops a gas-powered car; J.D. Rockefeller is tried for antitrust violations; and Andrew Carnegie gives away much of his fortune.
Season 1, Episode 7
Part 7 of 8. J.P. Morgan and Andrew Carnegie form U.S. Steel, while John D. Rockefeller's oil empire grows.
Season 1, Episode 6
October 30, 2012
Part 6 of 8. The Edison Electric Light Company is formed.
Season 1, Episode 5
Part 5 of 8. J.P. Morgan establishes a bank in New York City and invests in Thomas Edison's electric-light idea.
Season 1, Episode 4
October 23, 2012
Part 4 of 8. Industrialist Henry Frick's unethical business practices lead to the Johnstown Flood of 1889.
Season 1, Episode 3
Part 3 of 8. Andrew Carnegie is commissioned to build a bridge across the Mississippi River as his steel empire begins to emerge.
Season 1, Episode 2
October 16, 2012
Part 2 of 8. John D. Rockefeller builds a massive oil pipeline.
Season 1, Episode 1
Part 1 of 8. Cornelius Vanderbilt invests in the railroad industry.
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