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Electric Nation

This episode of the four-part documentary series highlights how electricity became a part of every American's life. After 1880, Thomas Edison launched the electric-lighting era, and power plants spread to cities. Few private utilities wired rural areas, citing its cost. But if private firms ref...

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Other Authors: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Format: Video
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011]
Physical Description: 1 streaming video file (60 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Series: Great projects, the building of America.
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