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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S29 Ep7: Tesla, Chapter 1

  • Aired: 10/18/2016
  • 06:59
  • Rating: NR
Regarded by many as an eccentric genius, Nikola Tesla's system of alternating current is the basis of the electrical grid that makes daily life possible in the 21st century. One hundred years ago, he paved the way toward robots, radio, radar, remote control, and the wireless transmission of messages and pictures. He dreamed of harnessing the wind and the sun to make free energy available for all.
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S29 Ep7: Tesla, Chapter 1
S29 Ep7: Tesla, Chapter 1
The first chapter from “Tesla” premiering October 18 at 9/8c on American Experience PBS.
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