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THE PRIZE: The Acclaimed TV Series About the Rise of the Oil Industry; and Our Enslavement - WATCH IT HERE

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"The Prize" by Daniel Yergin

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AUTO CENTRAL - March 3, 2011: Nearly 20 years ago, a young Daniel Yergin wrote "THE PRIZE: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power." It's the true story of how the petroleum oil industry was founded and how it has become the chain that keeps us in bondage to gasoline. In 1993, Yergin's book became the basis for a dynamic multi-part television series of the same name.

As part of The Auto Channel's coverage of alternative fuels and energy sources we proudly make this video series available to our you in the hope that you will join us in our determination to end the oil industry's control of world politics and the economy.

The following video is a recent clip of Daniel Yergin talking about his newly revised edition of the book. To watch episodes of the original television series click PLAY on the windows below.

About Daniel Yergin
Daniel Yergin, chairman of Cambridge Energy Research Associates and the Global Energy Expert for the CNBC business news network, is a highly respected authority on energy, international politics, and economics. Dr. Yergin received the Pulitzer Prize for the number one bestseller The Prize: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money & Power, which was also made into an eight-hour PBS/BBC series seen by 20 million people in the United States. The book has been translated into 12 languages. It also received the Eccles Prize for best book on an economic subject for a general audience.

The Prize - Episode One

The Prize - Episode Two

The Prize - Episode Three

The Prize - Episode Four

The Prize - Episode Five

The Prize - Episode Six

The Prize - Episode Seven

The Prize - Episode Eight