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Title Westinghouse [OverDrive electronic resource] / an Inecom Entertainment Company production ; written, directed & edited by Mark Bussler ; produced by Michael Bussler, Mark Bussler.

Publication Info. [Pittsburgh, Pa.] : Inecom Entertainment Co., [2009]
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Series Minutes of history series.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
System requirements: OverDrive Media Console (file size: 581779KB).
Language In English with English subtitles.
Performer Narrator, Carol Lee Espy.
Cast Edward J. Reis, William H. Terbo, Quentin R. Skrabec, Jr.
Credits Director of photography, Jay Kuntz ; original music, Gene Ort.
Note Originally produced in 2008.
Audience Age group: NR.
Form Also available as DVD; previously issued as Inecom Entertainment Co. 17002.
Summary Examines the life and career of industrialist George Westinghouse, pioneer of electric power and provider of numerous important inventions. Emphasizes Westinghouse's honesty and integrity as a businessman and possessor of wealth.
Access Digital content provided by OverDrive; access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions.
Contents 1. Introduction 2. Early life 3. Civil War service 4. The move to Puttsburgh 5. The need for brakes 6. First air brake trial 7. Burlington brake trials 8. George and Margurite 9. Gas industry 10. The Westinghouse factories 11. Saturday half holiday 12. Thomas Edison and dc power 13. The alternating current system 14. Westinghouse electric company 15. Nikola Tesla 16. Battle of the currents 17. The magic city of 1893 18. Lights at the fair 19. Niagara Falls 20. The Westinghouse engineers 21. Union Switch and Signal 22. Lesser known inventions 23. The disaster of 1907 24. Head in the stars 25. Life moves on 26. Westinghouse Appliances 27. Friends in high places 28. The golden age 29. Everywhere around the fairs 30. 1939 New York World's Fair 31. Elektro and the time capsule 32. A cultural shift 33. Westinghouse today 34. A people person 35. Remebering Uncle George 36. The legacy of Westinghouse.
Subject Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914.
Industrialists -- United States.
Electric power -- History.
Automobiles -- Shock absorbers -- History.
Railroads -- Signaling -- History.
Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company -- History.
Genre Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Biographical (Nonfiction)
Added Author Bussler, Mark.
Bussler, Michael L.
Espy, Carol Lee, 1957-
Reis, Edward J.
Terbo, William H.
Skrabec, Quentin R.
Inecom Entertainment (Firm)
OverDrive, Inc.
Other Form: Original (OCoLC)213394790
Music No. 17002 Inecom Entertainment Company
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