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Understanding. / Bridges

Author: Discovery Channel (Firm); Cronkite Ward Company.; TLC Video (Firm)
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Discovery Channel School, 1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Secondary (senior high) school   Visual material : English
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"This intriguing documentary thoroughly illustrates how bridges are designed, constructed, maintained, and, in cases of structural deterioration, demolished. Interviews with bridge engineers, dramatic archival footage of bridge disasters, and detailed computer graphics--as well as the stories of some of the world₂s best-known spans, including the Brooklyn, Golden Gate, Akashi Kaikyo, Verrazano Narrows, San  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Discovery Channel (Firm); Cronkite Ward Company.; TLC Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1563318210 9781563318214
OCLC Number: 42849229
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally broadcast on The Learning Channel television program Understanding in 1998.
Credits: Photography, Gary Grieg ... [et al.] ; editor, Bob Kramer ; music, Cottrell Mangum Music ; narrator, Peter Coyote.
Performer(s): Narrated by Peter Coyote.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. + 1 guide (4 p.)
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Bridges
Understanding (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by the Cronkite Ward Company for TLC.

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"This intriguing documentary thoroughly illustrates how bridges are designed, constructed, maintained, and, in cases of structural deterioration, demolished. Interviews with bridge engineers, dramatic archival footage of bridge disasters, and detailed computer graphics--as well as the stories of some of the world₂s best-known spans, including the Brooklyn, Golden Gate, Akashi Kaikyo, Verrazano Narrows, San Francisco-Oakland Bay, and Williamsburg (NY) Bridges--round out the program."

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