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American Inventor was a reality television series based on a competition to be named America's best inventor. It was conceived by UK entrepreneur Peter Jones, who appears on the British version of the somewhat similar programme Dragons' Den, a format originated in Japan where it is owned by Sony. It was produced by Jones alongside Simon Cowell and the producers of American Idol. It premiered on ABC on March 16, 2006. It was organized as a competition between the various Inventors resulting in one overall winner.
- begun on and completed on (8 years ago)
- 19 episodes of 60 minutes each, in 2 seasons
- country: United States of America
- created by Peter Jones
- regular cast:
- genres: Reality television, Game show
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Thomas Edison and the Pioneers of the Electric Revolution by L. J. Davis
Running through the myth of the unlettered American inventor is a persistent theme: that native intuition combines with native cunning to produce a marvelous device — an electric motor ...
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American inventor and physicist who took out more than 1,000 patents ...
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The Encyclopedia of the Wars of the Early American Republic, 1783–1812: A Political, Social, and Military History [3 volumes] (2014)
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