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Modern Marvels. Grand Coulee Dam

Author: A & E Television Networks, LLC.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The tremendous scope of the Grand Coulee dam on the Columbia River demanded a concentration of human will unmatched in U.S. history. Opposition to the dam prompted government newsreels to educate the public about this opportunity for new American jobs and a source of hydroelectric power for agriculture.
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
History
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
A & E Television Networks, LLC., 1996
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: A & E Television Networks, LLC.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 811356455
Notes: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 14, 2010.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (45 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: Grand Coulee Dam: Overview (3:02) --
Grand Coulee Dam: Volatile Beginnings (2:36) --
National Economy (2:26) --
Lure of the Pacific Northwest (1:56) --
Roosevelt: The New Deal (3:13) --
Boulder Dam (5:51) --
Public vs. Private Electrical Power (3:39) --
Grand Coulee Dam Project Begins (9:51) --
The Spectacle (4:53) --
Grand Coulee Dam: (3:19) --
Inside the Grand Coulee Dam (3:22) --
Credits: Modern Marvels: Grand Coulee Dam (1:00).
Other Titles: Grand Coulee Dam
Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: A & E Television Networks, LLC.

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The tremendous scope of the Grand Coulee dam on the Columbia River demanded a concentration of human will unmatched in U.S. history. Opposition to the dam prompted government newsreels to educate the public about this opportunity for new American jobs and a source of hydroelectric power for agriculture.

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