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Modern Marvels

"U.S. Guns of World War II"

The weapons of American troops withstand surf, snow, dense jungle and choking dust.  (Repeat)

Sat 4/26 7:00 AM  HISTORY
Duration: 1 hour
Rated: TV-PG
Documentary, History

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer), Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

4/16/14
04:00 AM
"Packaging"  A Michigan company designs water bottles; the makers of bubble wrap share their secrets; workers conquer the challenge of packaging the world's largest crane; America's military goods and supplies are packaged.  (Repeat) H2
4/16/14
07:00 AM
"Rubber"  Rubber shapes modern industrial society.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/20/14
07:00 AM
"Eggs"  Each year in the U.S., 280 million hens lay 80 billion eggs, one of the world's most affordable sources of protein; charting an egg's journey from the henhouse to the breakfast table; how powdered eggs are manufactured.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/20/14
08:00 AM
"Bible Tech"  The use of technology is ever-present in the Bible.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/21/14
07:00 AM
"It Came From Outer Space"  Space travel technologies.  (Repeat) HISTORY
4/22/14
07:00 AM
"Retro Tech"  The evolution of technology; how things now considered obsolete worked such as the typewriter, VCR, analog TV, vinyl record, film camera and brick-sized mobile phone, as well as products that superseded them.  (Repeat) H2
4/22/14
10:00 AM
"'60s Tech"  Color TV; satellite broadcasting; transistor radios; the Ford Mustang.  (Repeat) H2
4/22/14
11:00 AM
"'70s Tech"  PONG; microprocessors; Texas Instruments; Mr. Coffee; the microwave oven; Polaroid.  (Repeat) H2
4/22/14
12:00 PM
"'80s Tech"  (Repeat) H2
4/22/14
01:00 PM
"'90s Tech"  Technologies of the 1990s: the information superhighway; DVDs; TiVo; GPS; Google; Amazon distribution center; virtual pets; George Foreman's grill.  (Repeat) H2
Modern Marvels

Premise
Celebrating ingenuity, invention and imagination on a grand scale, ``Modern Marvels'' tells the amazing stories of the doers, dreamers and sometime-schemers who create everyday items, technological advancements and manmade wonders. The Eiffel Tower, the Statue of Liberty and 1990s technology are just a few of the many topics that have been covered during the long-running series' run.

Crew:
Charlie Maday (Executive Producer) , Gerald w. Abrams (Executive Producer)

Program data from Tribune Media Services, Inc.