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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

The Columbian Exposition from Tesla

  • Aired: 10/18/2016
  • 01:02
  • Rating: NR
At the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, 160,000 light bulbs lit up the evening sky over Chicago. Westinghouse had outfoxed Edison, winning the contract to wire the Exposition with alternating current.
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160,000 light bulbs lit the 1893 Columbian Exposition in Chicago. Premieres 10/18 on PBS.
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