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Roll on Columbia : Woody Guthrie & the Bonneville Power Administration

Author: Michael Majdic; Denise Matthews; University of Oregon. Media Services.; University of Oregon. School of Journalism and Communication.
Publisher: Eugene, Or. : Knight Library Media Services, University of Oregon, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1941, Woody Guthrie and his family left southern California for a job in Portland, Oregon writing songs for a documentary film about the dams being built on the Columbia River. The story is told through interviews with family and friends; and archival footage that includes scenes from both Hydro and The Columbia, documentaries made by the BPA's public information department in the late '30s and '40s.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Biographical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Biography
History
Named Person: Woody Guthrie; Woody Guthrie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Majdic; Denise Matthews; University of Oregon. Media Services.; University of Oregon. School of Journalism and Communication.
OCLC Number: 44141063
Notes: Some copies distributed by Oregon Sea Grant.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min., 30 sec.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Woody Guthrie & the Bonneville Power Administration
Woody Guthrie and the Bonneville Power Administration
Responsibility: produced & directed by Michael Majdic & Denise Matthews ; produced at the University of Oregon's Knight Library Media Services & the School of Journalism and Communication.

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In 1941, Woody Guthrie and his family left southern California for a job in Portland, Oregon writing songs for a documentary film about the dams being built on the Columbia River. The story is told through interviews with family and friends; and archival footage that includes scenes from both Hydro and The Columbia, documentaries made by the BPA's public information department in the late '30s and '40s.

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