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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

S29 Ep7: The Contract from Tesla

  • Aired: 10/18/2016
  • 00:52
  • Rating: NR
In Nikola Tesla's original contract with George Westinghouse, the inventor was promised a bonus of $2.50 for every horsepower of alternating current sold. But making Tesla's AC motor was expensive, and Westinghouse soon told Tesla he wouldn't be able to pay him what was originally promised.
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S29 Ep7: The Contract from Tesla
S29 Ep7: The Contract from Tesla
Tesla's original contract with George Westinghouse. Premieres 10/18 on PBS.
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