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Title
Harold Evans interview, 2004 November 22
Creator
Evans, Harold, 1928-
Contributor
Martinson, Connie
Date Created and/or Issued
2004-11-22
Publication Information
The Drucker Institute
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Connie Martinson Talks Books
Rights Information
All rights are retained by The Drucker Institute. For permission to use this item, contact The Drucker Institute, http://www.thedruckerinstitute.com
Description
Harold Evans discusses his book, “They Made America.” He begins by explaining that he is making the book into a PBS special. The book explores two centuries of innovators that span the inventors of the steam engine to the search engine. He discusses John Fitch who was a frontier man who was pursued by Native Americans and decided it would be easier to escape Indians while traveling by water if he had a steam powered boat. Evans then goes on to explore the innovations of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford and the interactions of the two inventors. Later in the interview he shares how he decided whom to include in the book. He explains that the innovators had to do something significant in his or her lifetime and goes into detail about the achievements of Juan Trippe.
Type
moving image
Format
video/f4v
00:28:39
Identifier
http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cmt/id/542
Language
English
Subject
Inventors - United States - History
Inventions - United States - History
Time Period
Twentieth century
Place
United States
Source
Betacam tape: Date on video cassette: 11/22/04.
Relation
Connie Martinson Talks Books - http://ccdl.libraries.claremont.edu/col/cmt

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