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America by design. The shape of the land

Author: Spiro Kostof; Guggenheim Productions, inc.; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); PBS Video.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Illustrates how farming and strip mining, bridges and irrigation projects--and, of course, our settlement patterns--have left their imprints on the shape of the American land mass. Sites visited, Yosemite National Park, East Bridge in St. Louis, Hoover Dam, Brooklyn Bridge and the waterways of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Spiro Kostof; Guggenheim Productions, inc.; WTTW (Television station : Chicago, Ill.); PBS Video.
OCLC Number: 17884030
Notes: "Episode 5."
Credits: Director of photography, Tim Housel ; editor, Robert Pierce.
Performer(s): Host: Spiro Kostof.
Description: 1 videocassette (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: America by design (Television program).
Responsibility: produced by Guggenheim Productions, Inc., Washington, D.C. and WTTW/Chicago ; produced and directed by Werner Schumann ; written by Spiro Kostof, Werner Schmann.

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Illustrates how farming and strip mining, bridges and irrigation projects--and, of course, our settlement patterns--have left their imprints on the shape of the American land mass. Sites visited, Yosemite National Park, East Bridge in St. Louis, Hoover Dam, Brooklyn Bridge and the waterways of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

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