America Revealed
Wed, 05/02/2012 - 10:00pm

American manufacturing has undergone a massive revolution over the past 20 years, becoming  the number-one manufacturing nation on Earth. Cross the country with host Yul Kwon to look at traditional and not-so-traditional types of manufacturing. Along the way, meet engineers who are reinventing the American auto industry, steelworkers who brave intense heat to accommodate radical new ideas about recycling and engineers who are re-imagining the microchip. Investigate the emerging notion that manufacturing itself is changing — from a system based on the movement and assembly of raw materials to a system in which ideas and information are the raw materials of a new economy.

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