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The Men Who Built America (2012–2012)

TV-14
TV Mini-series | 295 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Miniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the...See moreMiniseries shines a spotlight on the influential builders, dreamers and believers whose feats transformed the United States, a nation decaying from the inside after the Civil War, into the greatest economic and technological superpower the world had ever seen. The Men Who Built America is the story of a nation at the crossroads and of the people who catapulted it to prosperity. Written by Anonymous See less
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Oct 16, 2012 (United States)

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Campbell Scott
Himself - Narrator Himself - Narrator   See fewer
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H.W. Brands
Himself - Historian Himself - Historian   See fewer
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Mark Cuban
Himself - Owner, Dallas Mavericks Himself - Owner, Dallas Mavericks   See fewer
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Donny Deutsch
Himself - Advertising Mogul Himself - Advertising Mogul   See fewer
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Donald Trump
Himself - Real Estate Mogul Himself - Real Estate Mogul   See fewer
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Steve Case
Himself - Co-Founder, AOL Himself - Co-Founder, AOL   See fewer
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Jim Cramer
Himself - Former Hedge Fund Manager Himself - Former Hedge Fund Manager   See fewer
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AJ Achinger
Young Carnegie / Young Andrew Carnegie Young Carnegie / Young Andrew Carnegie   See fewer
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John C. Bailey
Henry Clay Frick Henry Clay Frick   See fewer
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Amy Baska
Eliza Rockefeller Eliza Rockefeller   See fewer
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Matthew Bassett
Captain Cooper Captain Cooper   See fewer
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Matt Boliek
John D. Rockefeller Jr. John D. Rockefeller Jr.   See fewer
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Walter Brandes
Devil Bill Rockefeller Devil Bill Rockefeller   See fewer
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Dante Bruzzese
Young Rockefeller Young Rockefeller   See fewer
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Maren Bush
Margaret Carnegie Margaret Carnegie   See fewer
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Kenneth Cavett
Jim Fisk Jim Fisk   See fewer
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Michael Chmiel
William Vanderbilt William Vanderbilt   See fewer
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Edward Christian
Elias Unger Elias Unger   See fewer
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David Donahoe
Cornelius Vanderbilt Cornelius Vanderbilt   See fewer
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Cary Donaldson
Henry Ford Henry Ford   See fewer
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John Dow
Old John D Rockefeller / Old John D. Rockefeller Old John D Rockefeller / Old John D. Rockefeller   See fewer
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Alex Falberg
Nikola Tesla Nikola Tesla   See fewer
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Michael Frederic
Mark Hanna Mark Hanna   See fewer
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Shary Galloway
Farmer's Wife Farmer's Wife   See fewer
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David Gamble
Young Junius Morgan Young Junius Morgan   See fewer
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Tim Getman
John D. Rockefeller John D. Rockefeller   See fewer
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Sam Andrews Sam Andrews   See fewer
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George Westinghouse George Westinghouse   See fewer
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Luke Hardt
Captain Heinde Captain Heinde   See fewer
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Robert Lee Harvey
Alexander Berkman Alexander Berkman   See fewer
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Jimmie James
Maurice Clark Maurice Clark   See fewer
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John Keabler
Charles Schwab Charles Schwab   See fewer
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James Kidd
William Jennings Bryan William Jennings Bryan   See fewer
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Richard F. Klein
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln   See fewer
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Cameron McNary
Jay Gould Jay Gould   See fewer
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Don Meehan
Thomas A. Scott Thomas A. Scott   See fewer
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Eric Messner
James Eads James Eads   See fewer
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Justin Morck
Thomas Edison Thomas Edison   See fewer
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Puy Navarro
Clairvoyant Clairvoyant   See fewer
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Dan Odell
President William McKinley President William McKinley   See fewer
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Joe Rastello
Frank Kellogg Frank Kellogg   See fewer
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Ray Reynolds
Old J.P. Morgan Old J.P. Morgan   See fewer
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Eric Rolland
J.P. Morgan J.P. Morgan   See fewer
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Sonia Satra
Laura Rockefeller Laura Rockefeller   See fewer
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Ed Schiff
Old Andrew Carnegie Old Andrew Carnegie   See fewer
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Hugh Scully
Henry Keep Henry Keep   See fewer
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Adam Jonas Segaller
Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie   See fewer
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Yaron Urbas
Hugh O'Donnell Hugh O'Donnell   See fewer
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Joseph Wiegand
Teddy Roosevelt Teddy Roosevelt   See fewer
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David Nasaw
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Maury Klein
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Ron Perelman
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Jack Welch
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Carly Fiorina
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Alan Greenspan
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Richard Parsons
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Steve Wynn
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Russell Simmons
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Jay Rockefeller
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Sumner Redstone
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Steven Watts
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Steve Wozniak
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Messenger Boy (uncredited) Messenger Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Townsperson (uncredited) Townsperson (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vanderbilt Maid (uncredited) Vanderbilt Maid (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rebecca (uncredited) Rebecca (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rockefeller's Priest (uncredited) Rockefeller's Priest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stock Trader / Theater Patron (uncredited) Stock Trader / Theater Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Senior Ford Executive (uncredited) Senior Ford Executive (uncredited)   See fewer
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Homested Steel Worker (uncredited) Homested Steel Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Homestead Steel Worker (uncredited) Homestead Steel Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.6 / 10 | 2,979 votes