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The Johnstown flood

Author: Charles Guggenheim; David G McCullough; Len Cariou
Publisher: [United States?] : Distributed by PBS Video, ©1991.
Series: American experience.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the 1889 flood in western Pennsylvania that resulted in more than 2000 deaths. Explores the cause of the flood, a faulty dam constructed to provide a resort area for the wealthy residents of Pittsburg; the lives of people at the resort in the mountain; and the people who lived in Johnstown.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Guggenheim; David G McCullough; Len Cariou
ISBN: 0793606292 9780793606290
OCLC Number: 31449406
Notes: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
"Presented by WGBH/Boston, WNET/New York, and KCET/Los Angeles."
Originally produced as a 20-minute film of the same name.
"Broadcast date: Monday, February 15, 1993"--Guide.
"American experience."
AMEX405.
Credits: Photography, Erich Roland; editor, Catherine Shields; series editor, Llewellyn Smith; music, Michael Bacon.
Performer(s): Host, David McCullough.
Len Cariou.
Awards: The original 20-minute production won an Oscar in 1991.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, black and white with color sequences ; 1/2 in. + 1 student worksheet + 1 guide.
Details: VHS-Standard play.
Series Title: American experience.
Other Titles: American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Charles Guggenheim.

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Examines the 1889 flood in western Pennsylvania that resulted in more than 2000 deaths. Explores the cause of the flood, a faulty dam constructed to provide a resort area for the wealthy residents of Pittsburg; the lives of people at the resort in the mountain; and the people who lived in Johnstown.

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