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INVENTOR BIOGRAPHY
Bell:  Alexander Graham Bell: Voice of Invention  
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Alexander Graham Bell left his mark on the world with the invention of the telephone. But he might have been a footnote in history if not for his lawyer, who filed for the patent a mere two hours before his rival Elisha Gray, who had also unraveled the mysteries of communicating by wire.
Brin and Page:  The Google Boys
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / 76739 / Less than $25.00
A university research project that bloomed into a worldwide corporate empire, maxed-out credit cards that seeded a $154 billion company, two grad-school friends using a Boeing 767 Widebody as a private plane: this is the stuff of fantasy. But it is also the real life of Larry Page and Sergey Brin, the two Stanford Ph.D. candidates who founded Google.
Cadbury The Cadbury Family: The Sweet Smell Of Success
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
For 175 years, they have been dedicated to one thing: chocolate. Their winning formula has built the family firm into the 4th largest candy maker in the world.
CarneigieAndrew Carnegie: Prince of Steel
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Andrew Carnegie is the classic American success story. He rose from a $1.20 a week job for a thread company to the head of a company that sold for the equivalent of $12.5 billion! Believing that "a rich man who dies rich dies in disgrace," he worked as hard at giving his wealth away as he did to earn it.
Da Vinci: Da Vinci Tech
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Nearly 500 years after his death, Leonardo da Vinci still intrigues us. Though best known as a great artist, but he was also a remarkable scientist and inventor. His love of mechanics was unparalleled and he filled his notebooks with pages of incredible machines
Du Pont: Du Ponts: America's Wealthiest Family
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Learn of the family credo that says a du Pont's name should only appear in the paper when they are born, married or die! In rare interviews, family members including former Delaware Governor Pierre du Pont IV offer an inside view of life in America's richest family.
Edison: Edison Tech
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
He was the father of the future...electric lights, power systems, motion pictures, recorded sound--even the tattoo pen. Life as we know it would be inconceivable without the prodigious output of Thomas Alva Edison.
Edison: Thomas Edison
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Life in the modern world would be unthinkable without his inventions. More than any other individual, he paved the way for the future. Thomas Alva Edison has rightly earned a place among the most important men in history.
Edison and Ford:  Mansions, Monuments & Masterpieces
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / A&E / 74281 / Less than $25.00
One illuminated America. The other put the nation on the road. Thomas Edison and Henry Ford transformed the world with their inventions. They shared a friendship that spanned decades. And the fortunes they made allowed them to create remarkable homes and estates.
Einstein: Albert Einstein
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biographl / Less than $25.00
Albert Einstein changed the way we think of the universe. But he first formulated some of his most influential theories when working as a clerk at the Swiss patent office. From his rocky educational career to his towering legacy, examines every step of Albert Einstein's extraordinary life.
Ford:  Henry Ford: Tin Lizzy Tycoon
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography  / Less than $25.00
Henry Ford was one of the great innovators of our time. When the car he invented became so popular he couldn't build them fast enough, he came up with the modern assembly plant to meet demand. The rest is history.
Franklin: Benjamin Franklin: Citizen of the World  
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Benjamin Franklin's fascinating and diverse accomplishments defined him as a Renaissance man who will be forever enshrined in America's pantheon of heroes. He discovered electricity, invented the fuel-efficient Franklin Stove, and authored the still popular Poor Richard's Almanac.
Gates: Bill Gates: Sultan Of Software
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Bill Gates is an American icon for the silicon age, a tech nerd who turned his genius into the world's largest personal fortune, an entrepreneur who built a dominant company from the ground up according to his vision.
Hershey:  Milton Hershey: The Chocolate King
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / 71432 / Less than $25.00
Milton Hershey was born in a Pennsylvania farmhouse and completed only the fourth grade before he was put to work as a printer's apprentice. But by the age of 18, Milton had discovered his unique calling: He would manufacture delicious, affordable confections.
Inventors: They Made America:
DVD / 2 discs /  240 Minutes./ PBS-WGBH Series / Less than $30.00
Two Centuries of Innovators from the Steam Engine to the Search Engine. Profiles 70 of America's leading inventors, entrepreneurs and innovators, some better known than others. Along with such obvious choices as Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and the Wright brothers. Shows innovation as both a product of and a contributor to the grand apparatus of American society.
Kellogg: The Kellogg Brothers
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
One was an eccentric crusader for health. The other was a sober businessman who turned their humble invention the corn flake into the cornerstone of one of the most successful companies in the nation. John Henry Kellogg and his little brother Will Keith played out one of the most dramatic and bitter family feuds in American history, but for twenty years before their split they were partners.
Lincoln: Lincoln: The Untold Stories
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 100 Minutes / The History Channel / Less than $30.00
Recently unearthed transcripts of interviews conducted in 1865 by William Herndon, Lincoln's former law partner, finally offer a reliable look at the formative years of one of America?s greatest heroes.
Morgan:  Mine Rescue Mask
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / The History Channel / 74486 / Less than $25.00
In 1916, workers building a tunnel 250 feet below Lake Erie became trapped after an explosion. They had only one chance to survive--an untested rescue hood invented by Cleveland resident Garrett Morgan. Morgan had developed the device after a fire at a sewing factory claimed hundreds of lives.
Newton: Sir Isaac Newton: The Gravity of Genius
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Isaac Newton has been called the Father of Modern Science. His incredible body of work represents arguably the greatest contribution to science ever made by an individual. But despite living at the vibrant center of an inspired social scene, his personal life was marked by loneliness.
Clemens: Mark Twain: His Amazing Adventure
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Bipgraphy / Less than $25.00
On the trails of the Wild West, the streets of New York, and in the shore towns of his beloved Mississippi River, Mark Twain lived out the greatest adventures of nineteenth-century America. His captivating novels and stories and piercing social commentary earned him worldwide fame.
Wright: Wilbur & Orville Wright: Dreams Of Flying
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
On December 17, 1903, they flew into history. But the years that followed were anything but smooth sailing. Wilbur and Orville Wright collaborated on many things in life. Before they carved their name in history as the inventors of the airplane, they had built a printing press, launched a newspaper and started a successful bicycle building business.
Women InventorsMothers of Invention
DVD / 1 Volume Set / 50 Minutes / Biography / Less than $25.00
Women inventors are still outpaced by their male counterparts, but the number and impact of these innovators is growing, and they stand on the shoulders of the trailblazers whose stories are told here. Hear their stories of discovery and find out why so many of their inventions went without credit. ncludes extensive interviews with some of today's most successful inventors.Open the patent files to examine the accomplishments of female inventors.
 
  
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