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The great transatlantic cable

Author: David R Axelrod; Peter Jones; Linda Hunt; Green Umbrella Ltd.; PBS Home Video.
Publisher: [Alexandria, VA] : PBS Home Video, 2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the story behind the laying of the transatlantic cable. The physical challenges to laying the cable were enormous. The project would require the production of a 2,000 mile long cable that would have to be laid three miles beneath the Atlantic.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David R Axelrod; Peter Jones; Linda Hunt; Green Umbrella Ltd.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 0793690269 9780793690268
OCLC Number: 60427127
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast as a segment of: American experience.
Credits: Editor, Kate Amend; director of photography, Brian McDairmant; music, Nathan Wang.
Performer(s): Narrated by Linda Hunt.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: a Green Umbrella film for American Experience ; written and produced by David Axelrod ; directed by Peter Jones.

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This is the story behind the laying of the transatlantic cable. The physical challenges to laying the cable were enormous. The project would require the production of a 2,000 mile long cable that would have to be laid three miles beneath the Atlantic.

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