skip to content
Panama Canal Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Panama Canal

Author: Stephen IvesAmanda PollakMichelle FerrariMichael MurphyGeorge O'DonnellAll authors
Publisher: United States : WGBH Educational Foundation, 2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Ives; Amanda Pollak; Michelle Ferrari; Michael Murphy; George O'Donnell; Peter Rundquist; Insignia Films.; WGBH Educational Foundation.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
ISBN: 9781608833948 1608833941
OCLC Number: 992109482
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Notes: Originally broadcast on television as an episode of American experience on January 24, 2011.
Credits: Director of photography, Andrew Young ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music, Peter Rundquist.
Performer(s): Narrator, Michael Murphy.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 90 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen; 5.1 surround sound.
Contents: Wonder of the modern world --
The Republic of Panama --
Challenges breaking ground --
John Stevens --
Recruiting workers --
Mosquito eradication --
Roosevelt visits Panama --
The Culebra cut --
Finishing the canal --
Credits.
Other Titles: Gateway to the American century
American experience (Television program)
Responsibility: American Experience Films presents ; an Insignia Films production for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; WGBH ; directed by Stephen Ives ; produced by Amanda Pollak ; written by Michelle Ferrari.

Abstract:

On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/992109482> # Panama Canal
    a schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD, schema:Movie ;
   library:oclcnum "992109482" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#CreativeWork/american_experience_television_program> ; # American experience (Television program)
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Place/panama_canal_panama> ; # Panama Canal (Panama)
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/972.8705/e22/> ;
   schema:alternateName "Gateway to the American century" ;
   schema:contentRating "Not rated." ;
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/pollak_amanda> ; # Amanda Pollak
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/ferrari_michelle> ; # Michelle Ferrari
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/insignia_films> ; # Insignia Films.
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/wgbh_educational_foundation> ; # WGBH Educational Foundation.
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/rundquist_peter> ; # Peter Rundquist
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/o_donnell_george> ; # George O'Donnell
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/wgbh_television_station_boston_mass> ; # WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/public_broadcasting_service_u_s> ; # Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/murphy_michael_1938> ; # Michael Murphy
   schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/ives_stephen> ; # Stephen Ives
   schema:datePublished "2011" ;
   schema:description "Wonder of the modern world -- The Republic of Panama -- Challenges breaking ground -- John Stevens -- Recruiting workers -- Mosquito eradication -- Roosevelt visits Panama -- The Culebra cut -- Finishing the canal -- Credits."@en ;
   schema:description "On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world's two largest oceans and signaling America's emergence as a global superpower. This film, using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers, and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world's most significant technological achievements."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/4398289177> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Panama Canal"@en ;
   schema:productID "992109482" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/992109482#PublicationEvent/united_states_wgbh_educational_foundation_2011> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Agent/wgbh_educational_foundation> ; # WGBH Educational Foundation
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781608833948> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/992109482> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Agent/wgbh_educational_foundation> # WGBH Educational Foundation
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "WGBH Educational Foundation" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#CreativeWork/american_experience_television_program> # American experience (Television program)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   schema:name "American experience (Television program)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/public_broadcasting_service_u_s> # Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/wgbh_educational_foundation> # WGBH Educational Foundation.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "WGBH Educational Foundation." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Organization/wgbh_television_station_boston_mass> # WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/ferrari_michelle> # Michelle Ferrari
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ferrari" ;
   schema:givenName "Michelle" ;
   schema:name "Michelle Ferrari" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/ives_stephen> # Stephen Ives
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Ives" ;
   schema:givenName "Stephen" ;
   schema:name "Stephen Ives" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/murphy_michael_1938> # Michael Murphy
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Murphy" ;
   schema:givenName "Michael" ;
   schema:name "Michael Murphy" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/o_donnell_george> # George O'Donnell
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "O'Donnell" ;
   schema:givenName "George" ;
   schema:name "George O'Donnell" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/pollak_amanda> # Amanda Pollak
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Pollak" ;
   schema:givenName "Amanda" ;
   schema:name "Amanda Pollak" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Person/rundquist_peter> # Peter Rundquist
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Rundquist" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter Rundquist" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/4398289177#Place/panama_canal_panama> # Panama Canal (Panama)
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Panama Canal (Panama)" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781608833948>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1608833941" ;
   schema:isbn "9781608833948" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.