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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S29 Ep7: Tesla

  • Aired: 10/18/2016
  • 53:25
  • Expires: 10/17/2019
  • Rating: NR
Nikola Tesla's technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century. Although eclipsed in fame by Edison and Marconi, it was Tesla's vision that paved the way for today's wireless world. His fertile but undisciplined imagination was the source of his genius but also his downfall, as the image of Tesla as a “mad scientist” came to overshadow his reputation as a brilliant innovator.
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Meet the genius engineer and inventor whose technology helped create our wireless world.
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