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AMERICA REVEALED

American Steel

  • Aired: 05/02/2012
  • Rating: NR
When the American steel industry collapsed in the 1980s, it cost over three-hundred thousand jobs. Yul visits a steel company in Decatur, Alabama who looked for other avenues to continue production. Nucorp Steel bought up scrap metal yards and focussed their business entirely on recycling. Yul finds out how they were about to make steel out of junk.
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