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EP133: Tale of the Tapes: Engineer Guy Explains How VHS Beat Betamax, How The Pilsner Arrived, Survived and Thrived in America and John O’Neil On The First B-17 To Bomb Berlin

EP133: Tale of the Tapes: Engineer Guy Explains How VHS Beat Betamax, How The Pilsner Arrived, Survived and Thrived in America and John O’Neil On The First B-17 To Bomb Berlin

Update: 2021-12-03
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On this episode of Our American Stories, Bill “Engineer Guy” Hammack tells the story of how Betamax was defeated by the VHS tape; Tom Acitelli, author of Pilsner: How The Beer of Kings Changed The World, tells the story of how America's favorite drink came here and stayed here despite a world war and Prohibition; and John O'Neil, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, tells the story of his father, the tail and waist gunner on the B-17.

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00:00 - Tale of the Tapes: Engineer Guy Explains How VHS Beat Betamax

10:00 - How The Pilsner Arrived, Survived and Thrived in America

35:00 - John O’Neil On The First B-17 To Bomb Berlin

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EP133: Tale of the Tapes: Engineer Guy Explains How VHS Beat Betamax, How The Pilsner Arrived, Survived and Thrived in America and John O’Neil On The First B-17 To Bomb Berlin

EP133: Tale of the Tapes: Engineer Guy Explains How VHS Beat Betamax, How The Pilsner Arrived, Survived and Thrived in America and John O’Neil On The First B-17 To Bomb Berlin

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