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The Men Who Built America: Changing the Game

1 hours 24 minutes 20 seconds

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J.P. Morgan continues to fund Thomas Edison's work with direct current electric light, but the two soon face serious competition from the alternating current of George Westinghouse and Nikola Tesla. As the 19th century comes to a close, the titans of industry must try to work together to stop a new threat in budding politician William Jennings Bryan, who threatens to dissolve monopolies in America. Part of "The Men Who Built America" series. Please note this title may contain potentially offensive language and mature themes.

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