This week on NPR Specials:
Before he turned 40, Nolan Bushnell founded two brands that permanently shaped the way Americans amuse themselves: the iconic video game system Atari, and the frenetic family restaurant Chuck E. Cheese's.
How I Built This is a show about innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists, and the stories behind the movements they built. Each episode is a narrative journey marked by triumphs, failures, serendipity and insight — told by the founders of some of the world's best known companies and brands. This week, host Guy Raz interviews Nolan Bushnell about his life as the founder of both Atari and Chuck E. Cheese's.
How I Built This: Atari & Chuck E. Cheese's - Nolan Bushnell will air this Saturday, May 6th at 19:00 and Monday, May 8th at 08:00.