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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