The Surprising Importance of This Bookmaking Machine

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Published on 11 May 2023, 14:00
While visiting the American Bookbinders Museum, Adam encounters one large machine that makes a very specific kind of book: the ledger. Its importance to financial institutions and almost every kind of business in the industrial age cannot be overstated, and Adam learns exactly how it literally drew the lines where business was brokered.

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Shot and edited by Joey Fameli
Music by Jinglepunks

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