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    Book Discussion on The Industries of the Future

    Alec Ross talked about his book The Industries of the Future, in which he looks at what he believes are the primary fields that will drive change, both nationally and globally, over the…

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    Textile Mill Industry

    Don Koonce talked about how Greenville, South Carolina, came to be known as the “Textile Capital of the World.” He shared the story of how the textile industry started in the…

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    Interview on Steel

    Brooke Stoddard talked about his book, Steel: From Mine to Mill, the Metal that Made America. This interview was held at the 38th annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a…

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    Industrial History of Worcester

    Bill Wallace and Chuck Arning gave a tour of Worcester Historical Museum’s “In Their Shirtsleeves” exhibit, showed some of the inventions and artifacts featured in the…

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    Salt Industry in Syracuse

    Dennis Conners talked about the history of the salt industry in Syracuse, New York. They toured the original boiling block where salter water brine was turned into what was one of the…

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    Book Discussion on Labor's Love Lost

    Andrew Cherlin talked about his book, Labor’s Love Lost, about the impact of de-industrialization on working-class families. This interview, recorded at Johns Hopkins University…

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    Baltimore Garment Industry

    Baltimore Museum of Industry Volunteer Ed Hawkins, who worked as a fabric “spreader” for a women’s clothing manufacturer as a teenager in the 1940s, toured the museum and…

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    State of U.S. Manufacturing

    Scott Paul talked about manufacturing in the U.S., job creation in the sector since the end of the recession, and President Obama’s executive actions aimed at strengthening…

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    Industry Performance and U.S. Economy

    Erich Strassner and Gregory Ip talked about a government report that analyzed gross domestic product (GDP) by industry for 22 industry sectors on a quarterly basis. The data showed…

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    Browning Firearms Museum

    Scott Grange and Darwin Brimhall toured the Browning Firearms Museum and spoke about founder John M. Browning. The company was started in Ogden, Utah, by the Browning family and John…

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    After Words with Burton Folsom

    Burton Folsom talked about his book, Uncle Sam Can’t Count: A History of Failed Government Investments, from Beaver Pelts to Green Energy, which he co-wrote with his wife…

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    Industrial Revolution in America

    Professor Merritt Roe Smith talked about the technological breakthroughs that influenced the Industrial Revolution in America. This was a class from his course titled,…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    In his weekly address, President Obama discussed his efforts to improve the economy and increase jobs by launching new manufacturing hubs and expanding a competition to build 21st century…

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    President Obama Remarks on Manufacturing Innovation Institutes

    President Obama announced the creation of two major manufacturing hubs to be located in Chicago and Detroit. Chicago’s would focus on high-tech digital manufacturing and design,…

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    Bluff Furnace and Chattanooga Industry

    Professor Nicholas Honerkamp of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga visited the Bluff Furnace and spoke about its impact on Chattanooga’s industrial history. The Bluff…

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    Charles Cooke on Remington Guns

    Charles Cooke talked by video link from New York City about his National Review article, “Remington U.S.A,” which is about the Remington gun manufacturer and the city where it…

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    Representative Tim Ryan on the U.S. Manufacturing Industry

    Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) talked about what Congress can do to assist the U.S. manufacturing industry. A new report released this week shows that in May, U.S. factories posted…

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    Scott Paul on U.S. Manufacturing

    Scott Paul talked about the state of manufacturing in the U.S., job creation since the economic downturn, and what policies manufacturers would like to see from Washington. He…

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    Presidential Remarks on the Economy

    President Obama spoke to workers at the Applied Materials plant in Austin, Texas. He announced two executive actions that focus on innovation, jobs, and the economy. The first…

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    House Democrats on Manufacturing Jobs

    House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and other House Democrats talked to reporters about the Make It In America legislation for encouraging the growth of manufacturing and bringing jobs…

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