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From Lowell To Foxconn: Factories And Our Modern World11:42

Boott Mills, Lowell, Mass. (Kirk Kittell/ flickr)
Boott Mills, Lowell, Mass. (Kirk Kittell/ flickr)
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Long gone are the big mills of Lawrence or Lowell, but are other factories really coming back to our shores? Or are we entering a new, more modern era of manufacturing?


Joshua Freeman, distinguished professor of history at Queens College and Graduate Center of CUNY. Author of the new book "Behemoth: A History Of The Factory And Making Of The Modern World."

This segment aired on March 26, 2018.


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