America Revealed

November 2014

S1 Ep4 - Made In The USA

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Made in the USA - American manufacturing has undergone a massive revolution over the past 20 years, becoming the number-one manufacturing nation on earth. Host Yul Kwon travels across the country to look at traditional and not-so-traditional types of manufacturing. Along the way, he meets the men and women who create the world's best and most iconic products, engineers who are reinventing the American auto industry, steelworkers who are accommodating radical new ideas about recycling, and engin...

S1 Ep3 - Nation On The Move

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Nation on the Move - America is a nation of vast distances and dense urban clusters, woven together by a complex system of railroads, airports and roads. Host Yul Kwon travels across the continent, venturing behind the scenes to talk with the workers who get travellers where they need to go. At the federal Aviation Administration command centre, he learns how the country’s national flight plan works today. And in Las Vegas, Kwon heads out into the night to see how transportation analysts are ke...
October 2014

Ep2 - Electric Nation

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Electric Nation - America's modern electric power grid has been called the biggest and most complex machine in the world - delivering electricity over 300,000 km of high-tension transmission lines. Host Yul Kwon travels around the country to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on, every day of the year. Along the way, he visits New York State's governing control room, the country's largest coal mine, takes a tour of a nuc...

Ep1 - Food Machine

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Food Machine - Over the past century, an American industrial revolution has given rise to the biggest, most productive food machine the world has ever known. In the first of four episodes, host Yul Kwon explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans every day. He discovers engineering marvels we've created by putting nature to work and takes a look at the costs of our insatiable appetite on our health and environment. (From the US) (Documentary Series) (Part 1 of 4) G CC