Modern Marvels

Season 13 Episode 17

Copper Kings

Aired Wednesday 10:00 PM Unknown on The History Channel
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Copper Kings
More than a century ago two men controlled nearly all of U.S. copper production, transforming Butte, Montana from a washed-up gold-mining camp into a global powerhouse. William Clark, a ruthless banker known for preying on the misfortune of miners and Marcus Daly, a self-made man with a knack for knowing where to dig, created huge empires and lived like kings, while fighting a ferocious, personal, battle that lasted nearly 25 years.moreless

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