Edison: American Experience

Jan 19, 2015

Tue. Jan. 27 - 9pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | A profile of inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), whose achievements include a long-lasting incandescent light bulb.

Edison sitting with inventions in his lab, West Orange, New Jersey, 1893.
Credit Courtesy of Thomas Edison National Historic Site / PBS

By the time he died in 1931, Thomas Edison was one of the most famous men in the world. The holder of more patents than any other inventor in history, Edison had amassed a fortune and achieved glory as the genius behind such revolutionary inventions as sound recording, motion pictures, and electric light.

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