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Grand Coulee Dam

Author: Amanda PollakRob RapleyStephen IvesMichael MurphyPeter RundquistAll authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Va.] : PBS : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Historical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amanda Pollak; Rob Rapley; Stephen Ives; Michael Murphy; Peter Rundquist; Insignia Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); American Experience Films.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 9781608836567 1608836568
OCLC Number: 772965445
Language Note: In English; optional English subtitles the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Documentary.
Running time indicated on container: approx. 90 min.; running time indicated on disc surface: approx. 60 minutes; actual running time: 84 min.
TV parental guidelines rating: Not rating.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Young ; edited by Adam Zucker ; music by Peter Rundquist ; narrator, Michael Murphy.
Performer(s): Narrated by Michael Murphy.
Event notes: Originally aired as an episode of American Experience on PBS April 10, 2011.
Description: 1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Contents: The biggest thing on Earth --
Breaking ground --
Training the mighty Columbia --
Sacrifices made --
"The dam that won the war" --
The Columbia Basin Project.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American experience ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; story by Rob Rapley ; telescript by Stephen Ives ; directed by Stephen Ives ; WGBH.

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A documentary on the construction of the Coulee Dam, the largest hydroelectric power plant in the world when it was completed in 1941, discussing both its positive and negative effects, and focusing on its impact upon the lives and culture of Native Americans.

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