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Author: Dean VallasBruce M NashHarlan SapersteinHistory Channel (Television network)Actuality Productions.All authors
Publisher: [New York] : A & E Television Networks : Distributed by New Video, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Man built monuments on the earth, and then the sea and sky - but at times he has failed. The human factor is never completely eliminated, and through our mistakes, we rise to the heights of modern innovation. Examines some of the largest engineering disasters including early rocket catastrophes, the tragic flaw of the famous Liberty Ships of WWII, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision, the Los Angeles Aqueduct  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Dean Vallas; Bruce M Nash; Harlan Saperstein; History Channel (Television network); Actuality Productions.; Hearst Entertainment (Firm); Arts and Entertainment Network.; New Video Group.
ISBN: 0767083784 9780767083782
OCLC Number: 61728634
Notes: Title from container.
Originally broadcast in 1999 as a segment of: Modern marvels.
Credits: Editor, George Dougherty ; music, Alan Ett ; camera, Michael Marton ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrator: Harlan Saperstein.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Contents: Successes & failures --
The rockets --
The Chauchat 1917 --
Naval disasters --
Structural failures --
Dams & power plant failures.
Other Titles: Modern marvels (Television program)
Responsibility: the History Channel ; written and produced by Dean Vallas ; producer, Bruce Nash ; created by Bruce Nash ; produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; Hearst Entertainment.

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Man built monuments on the earth, and then the sea and sky - but at times he has failed. The human factor is never completely eliminated, and through our mistakes, we rise to the heights of modern innovation. Examines some of the largest engineering disasters including early rocket catastrophes, the tragic flaw of the famous Liberty Ships of WWII, the Stockholm and Andrea Doria collision, the Los Angeles Aqueduct tradegy, the history of the Hartford Civic Center, and the details of the Niagara power fiasco.

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