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Ultimate Factories DVD

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They're Bad to the Bone… the Kings of the Road… and the Life of the Party. Harley-Davidson. Peterbilt. Budweiser. Brand-name wonders that inspire passion and loyalty and have come to symbolize a piece of the American spirit. And each gets its start inside one of America's Ultimate Factories.


Go inside some of the greatest one-of-a-kind factories in the world and gain an insider's perspective on what it takes to produce these legendary products. Trace the history of these American icons and their unrivaled cultural status.


Bonus feature: photo gallery.


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  • 2 discs; 150 minutes
  • © 2007

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