The United States has seen its share of industrial titans. Which of them do you think had the greatest impact on our country and our world? Henry Ford, whose automobile changed our lives? Andrew Carnegie, the richest man in the world? Or Rockefeller, who competed with Carnegie in a battle of philanthropy. Or perhaps you think it is someone else? Share your story with American Experience.
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A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.
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Before he became the first U.S. president, service to the colonies would profoundly change George Washington.
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