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They Made America(2)

 This companion site to the four part series looking at little known but influential American inventors inventors examines "Revolutionaries," "Newcomers," "Gamblers," and "Rebels."  From Robert Fulton and Samuel Colt to Ted Turner and Russell Simmons, this site explores people who took a
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 This companion site to the four-part series looking at little-known but influential American inventors inventors examines "Revolutionaries," "Newcomers," "Gamblers," and "Rebels." From Robert Fulton and Samuel Colt to Ted Turner and Russell Simmons, this site explores people who took a chance and changed the country.

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