Shoes are one of the items that tell the story of capitalism. For example, Srinivasan writes that Michael Jordan's Air Jordans were originally banned by the NBA because they didn't match his team's uniform. Jordan wore the shoes, faced a fine and generated big publicity for Nike.

Shoes are one of the items that tell the story of capitalism. For example, Srinivasan writes that Michael Jordan's Air Jordans were originally banned by the NBA because they didn't match his team's uniform. Jordan wore the shoes, faced a fine and generated big publicity for Nike.

Friday, Nov 24 10 a.m. (ET)

Americana: A 400-Year History Of American Capitalism (Rebroadcast)

Bhu Srinivasan came to this country as a wide-eyed eight-year-old, his head filled with all the possibilities America evoked.

Sarah Parcak set out to enlist the people around the globe in an urgent battle against looting of antiquities.

Sarah Parcak set out to enlist the people around the globe in an urgent battle against looting of antiquities.

Friday, Nov 24 11:40 a.m. (ET)

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Dr. Sarah Parcak is the world's leading space archaeologist. Her use of satellite technology has uncovered new sites and unearthed new history. In Egypt alone, her work has led to the discovery of 17 potential pyramids, upwards of 3,000 settlements, and 1,000 lost tombs.

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