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Changing Gears: End of An Era Previous Broadcasts

KQED World: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 7:00 AM

Changing Gears is a documentary film about the changes in the manufacturing industry and its effects throughout the Midwest. With the historical and sociological context of the Middletown studies, the film examines the continuing decline of industry in and around Muncie, Indiana, which experienced a boom of industrial growth in the 1890s that thrived into the 1980s. The end of Muncie's manufacturing era is illustrated with the 2009 closing of Borg Warner (formerly Warner Gear). Borg Warner's legacy "the creation of the differential gear and automatic transmission" is forever tied to the U.S. auto industry and lives on each year when the winner of the Indianapolis 500 is presented with the Borg Warner trophy.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Dec 19, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
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