The Contract from Tesla
Clip: Season 29 Episode 7 | 52s
In Nikola Tesla's original contract with George Westinghouse, the inventor was promised a bonus of $2.50 for every horsepower of alternating current sold. But making Tesla's AC motor was expensive, and Westinghouse soon told Tesla he wouldn't be able to pay him what was originally promised.
Aired: 10/18/16 |
Tesla, Chapter 1
Clip: S29 Ep7 | 6m 59s
Tesla The Evolution of Invention
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George Westinghouse from Tesla
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S29 Ep6 | 53m 10s
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The Chinese Six Companies
On May 28, 1900, San Francisco policemen formed a perimeter around Chinatown as officials diagnosed bubonic plague in the neighborhood and wanted to quarantine the nearly 20,000 residents. As tensions flared, an influential group of merchants known as the Chinese Six Companies sprang into action.Watch
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