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American Experience


Meet Nikola Tesla, the genius engineer and tireless inventor whose technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century. Although eclipsed in fame by Edison and Marconi, it was Tesla's vision that paved the way for today's wireless world.

Monday, November 14 at 12:30 am on 12.1

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  • Sunday, November 13 at 8:00 pm on 12.1

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As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation.