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This edition: The Rise of Capitalism: The Unseen Hand





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Episode Details

Individual enterprise merges with technological innovation to launch the Commercial Revolution—the seedbed of American industry. The program features the ideas of Adam Smith, the efforts of entrepreneurs in New England and Chicago, the Lowell Mills Experiment, and the engineering feats involved in Chicago's early transformation from marsh to metropolis.

  • The Sixties
  • Tuesday, February 13 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, February 17 - 10:00am
  • The Fifties
  • Tuesday, February 6 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, February 10 - 10:00am
  • World War II
  • Tuesday, January 30 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, February 3 - 10:00am
  • FDR and the Depression
  • Tuesday, January 23 - 10:00am, 4:00pm
  • Saturday, January 27 - 10:00am
  • The Twenties
  • Saturday, January 20 - 10:00am