Cavalcade of America

Season 1 Episode 14

The Indomitable Blacksmith

Aired Wednesday 8:30 PM Apr 01, 1953 on NBC
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The Indomitable Blacksmith
A story about Thomas Davenport, a blacksmith, and his long struggle to invent and perfect the electric motor. Setting: Brandon, Vt., in the 1830's. The story of how Thomas Davenport neglected his blacksmith trade and failed in business, but won immortality in science by inventing the first electric motor.moreless

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