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The best of Modern Marvels. Vol. 3

Author: History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.; Actuality Productions.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : A & E Television Networks : Distributed in the U.S. by New Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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From awe-inspiring buildings and life-changing technological innovations to the worst engineering disasters of all time, Modern Marvels goes behind the scenes of history's most innovative creations and biggest failures.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: History Channel (Television network); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.; Actuality Productions.
ISBN: 1422903397 9781422903391
OCLC Number: 226075821
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 188 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Engineering disasters 12. The dramatic stories behind the infamous Texas A & M bonfire collapse and a Milwaukee drinking water contamination are revealed in this compelling episode, as well as a tank design flaw that contributed to thousands of World War II deaths, and why Denver's airport baggage system turned into a high-tech nightmare. Engineering disasters 13. Modern Marvels attemps to answer questions about why Patriot missiles failed to work, how 7 World Trade Center Building crumbled without being hit on September 11, the toxic waste-filled Love Canal, and the Coconut Grove nightclub fire. Engineering disasters 14. A flash flood of molasses, a massive oil tanker explosion, and a terrifying subway cave-in are among the disastrous events probed in this episode of Modern marvels utilizing interviews with experts who detail what went wrong. Engineering disasters 15. A devastating flood brings Chicago to a standstill, a terrifying accident traps hundreds in an Alpine tunnel, A Mississippi riverboat explodes, and a cockpit warning system malfunction results in a fiery crash in this stunning program.
Other Titles: History Channel presents The best of Modern Marvels.
Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: the History Channel presents ; produced by Digital Ranch, Jupiter Entertainment, and Hearst/Actuality for the History Channel.

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From awe-inspiring buildings and life-changing technological innovations to the worst engineering disasters of all time, Modern Marvels goes behind the scenes of history's most innovative creations and biggest failures.

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