Modern Marvels

Season 5 Episode 20

American Steel: Built to Last

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Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Jan 18, 1998 on The History Channel
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American Steel: Built to Last
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For over a century, the US steel industry was a powerful symbol of the nation's industrial might. Steel helped explode the stock market into an overnight powerhouse, and transformed a country of farmers and merchants into a nation of visionary builders. But America's domination of the market would meet new challenges in the 1970s.moreless
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      • Narrator: Steel, for over a century a symbol of America's might. Strong, durable, made to withstand great stresses. Steel created billionaires, a stock market explosion, vertical architectures, weapons of war a strong labor union. Now the story of a metal build to last, Steel, on Modern Marvels.

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      • Prof. W.A. Soffa
        Univ. of Pittsburgh

        Mark Reutter
        Author, Sparrows Point: Making Steel

        Prof. Daniel Santoro
        Univ. of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

        Franklin D. Roosevelt (archival footage)

        Andrew Carnegie (archival footage)

        Mel Weinstein
        Former Employee, J&L Steel/LTV Steel

        Prof. Tony De Ardo
        Univ. of Pittsburgh

        Executive Producer: Bob Jaffe
        Supervising Producer: Don Cambou
        Writer: Chuck Hayes
        Producer: Chuck Hayes
        Associate Producer: Greg DeHart
        Editor: Jane McCord
        Creator: Bruce Nash
        Producer: Bruce Nash
        Narrator: Harlan Saperstein
        Music: Alan Ett
        Senior Production Executive: Jack Seifert
        Production Finance Supervisor: Paul Dzilvelis
        Production Manager: W. Greg Bohnert
        Post Production Supervisor: Mike Parente
        Camera Operator: Jerry Hughes
        Camera Operator: Matthew Wolff
        Sound Mixer: Jerry Schad
        Sound Mixer: Rex Nordheimer
        Researcher: Rick Benavides
        Post Production Coordinator: Brady Heck
        Assistant Editor: Lou LaProcido
        Assistant Editor: Derrick McDaniel
        Online Editor: David Pleasant
        Audio Post Production: Alan Ett Music Group, Inc.
        Audio Post Production: Sam Kaufman
        Audio Post Production: Daniel Colman
        Graphics: Doug Whitney
        Assistant Production Accountant: Tracy Towers
        Assistant Production Accountant: Linda Scribner
        Assistant to Don Cambou: Tim Shell
        Production Assistant: Keith Dols
        Production Assistant: Jason Lenzi
        Footage Consultant: Ted Troll

        Thanks:
        Association of Iron and Steel
        Bethlehem Steel
        Campbell Soup Company
        Chaparral Steel
        Dole Foods
        Dover Publications
        Mark Reutter
        Michelle Amata
        National Archives
        National Parks Service
        Department of the Interior
        Steel Heritage Museum
        Steel Makers Association
        The Carnegie Library of Pittsburg
        U.S. Marines Corps
        U.S. Steel
        University of Pittsburgh

        Series Manager: Elyse Miranda
        Executive Producer: Charlie Maday
        Produced by Jaffe Productions in association with Actuality Productions, Inc.
        1997

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