My Million Dollar Invention

What was Edison's questionable role in the development of the electric chair? Which household utensil came from the mind of a prisoner? How was the Maclaren baby buggy inspired by a fighter plane? Behind many million-dollar inventions are priceless stories of inspiration, controversy, triumph, and tragedy. Explore inventions large and small, lifesaving and life-taking, scary and playful, and meet the men and women who dedicated, and often risked, their lives to follow their vision and ultimately change the world.

On TV

    • Monday
    • 11:00am
    Jul 03
    Need for Speed
    • Monday
    • 11:00am
    Jul 10
    Life and Death
    • Monday
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    Jul 17
    Guns and Goldmines