Exclusive: Nightline Goes Inside Apple Factories

Bill Weir goes to China to see how iPads and iPhones get made.
1:32 | 02/20/12

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Tens of millions of people around the world have opened one of those sublime white boxes to marvel at the brilliance. Of the iPad but no one from the outside has ever seen. How these machines are built. Until now. Everybody and who we're ABC news Nightline welcome to Chengdu China. Welcome to -- -- as Apple's top supplier this massive company has earned the worst kind of headlines in recent years. So many of their employees jumped from the roofs of their factories they've put up suicide and that's. After word got out hundreds of thousands of apple fans called on that company to reform. Working conditions inside. And after years of intense privacy. Apple invited us to their supply chain -- -- a special Tuesday night edition of Nightline we'll show you how your -- -- -- iPhone and MacBook is made. And -- meet the people who made them we'll show you how these folks come on buses. Sometimes for days to travel to the Foxconn gates desperate for a chance to wipe the screen -- Solder -- ship for ten hours today. At less than a dollar fifty an hour off and interview a top Foxconn executive about those suicides about how things have changed. Ever since and we'll hear how apple polices itself. By ordering the largest independent audit. This industry has ever seen it's a fascinating look into -- hidden corner of our world it's only on Nightline. And I sure hope you'll join us.

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