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The Men Who Built America

Chronicling the lives and achievements of some of the most influential figures in American history.

Premiered: October 16, 2012

Rating: TV-PG

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The New Machine Season 1, Episode 8 Nov 6, 2012 $2.99

A young engineer named Henry Ford devises the plan for a gas-powered car.

Taking the White House Season 1, Episode 7 Nov 6, 2012 $1.99

Vanderbilt, Rockefeller, Carnegie, and Morgan have gone unmonitored for decades, but American politicians are about to change that. They want these men to fall into line under government control. The men, some lifelong enemies, come together with a plan to buy the White House by donating the modern day equivalent of $30 million dollars to Ohio Governor, William McKinley.

Owning It All Season 1, Episode 6 Oct 30, 2012 $1.99

With an investment from Morgan, the Edison Electric Company is created and begins wiring homes in New York. A rival, Nikola Tesla, soon emerges with a different technology for electric light.

A New Rival Emerges Season 1, Episode 5 Oct 30, 2012 $2.99

While Carnegie and Rockefeller continue to battle, JP Morgan arrives on the scene and establishes a bank in New York City that has one goal: to further the technological advancements of America.

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The Men Who Built America Season 1
See how five self-made men revolutionize modern society and become stitched into the fabric of America.
The Men Who Built America Season 1
See how five self-made men revolutionize modern society and become stitched into the fabric of America.
Season 1 - Sneak Peek
01:00 — The Men Who Built America premieres on Tuesday, October 16 at 9/8c, but a special sneak peek is available now!
Season 1 - Sneak Peek
01:00 — The Men Who Built America premieres on Tuesday, October 16 at 9/8c, but a special sneak peek is available now!