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Charles A. Cannon: A Mind for Business, A Heart for People

Educational documentary that tells the story of the notable industrialist in North Carolina’s history

The documentary film on the life and work of notable industrialist Charles A. Cannon takes an in-depth look at an important piece of U.S. industrialist history and the life of the visionary whose leadership and philanthropy played out on a global stage. The son of James W. Cannon, who started Cannon Mills, Charles became a giant of the textile industry and architect of the country’s largest unincorporated town. Through family photographs, interviews with mill workers and their families, and footage recreated to bring the period to life, film viewers will be transported to the mill floor, board room and linen closets of American families during Cannon’s years as the largest home textile producer in the world.

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October 15, 2017

4:00PM - 5:30PM

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