For Educators and Historians

From economics to social construct, the historical significance of the life and work of Charles A. Cannon provides rich material for the classroom, library and research institution. And, there's no better way to introduce your students or patrons to the life and work of Cannon than with his documentary.

Researched and produced with a scrupulous attention to detail, “Charles A. Cannon: A Mind for Business, A Heart for People” is a fascinating look at one of the nation's most important industrialists. His approach to business, his relationship with his labor force, and his embrace of innovation provide economists and historians alike with ample material for discussion and analysis.

Film Content Guide

Use this index of topics found in the documentary to find content that is most relevant to your lessons or curriculum.

Film Discussion Guide

Use this guide to facilitate discussion about the documentary.

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A Fitting Tribute to Cannon

It is fitting that the life and work of Charles A. Cannon would be shared with students and history buffs through film. He was a man committed to the education of the people who worked for him and those in the community he helped build.