In this final episode of America Revealed, our host Yul Kwon takes a look at American manufacturing, which has undergone a massive revolution over the past 20 years. Despite all the gloom and doom, America is actually the number one manufacturing nation on earth. Yul crosses the nation looking at traditional and not-so traditional types of manufacturing.
Our modern electric power grid has been called the biggest and most complex machine in the world – delivering electricity over 200,000 miles of high tension transmission lines. In this third episode of America Revealed, host Yul Kwon travels around the country to understand its intricacies, its vulnerabilities, and the remarkable ingenuity required to keep the electricity on every day of the year.
America is a nation of vast distances and dense urban clusters, woven together by 200,000 miles of railroads, 5,000 airports, and 4 million miles of roads. In this second episode of America Revealed, host Yul Kwon journeys across the continent by air, road and rail.
In this first episode of America Revealed, host Yul Kwon explores how this machine feeds nearly 300 million Americans every day. He discovers engineering marvels we’ve created by putting nature to work and takes a look at the costs of our insatiable appetite on our health and environment.