Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Black Giant, The
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
- Black Giant, The
- Program Number
- Series Description
Broadcast January 1993
Based on Daniel Yergin's bestselling book on the history of oil, this series tells the history of oil, starting in the 1850s with the first oil well in Titusville, PA, and continuing through the Gulf War and into the future, speculating on the role oil will play in our society in the next century. Donald Sutherland narrates. Series release date: 1993
- Program Description
The "magic of gasoline" touches everyone's life in America: from millions of new car owners to ever-hopeful wildcatters to emerging corporate oil giants. Meanwhile, the flamboyant Middle Eastern entrepreneur Calouste Gulbenkian outwits Standard Oil, the world's largest oil company, and stakes his claim to the main oil-producing region in Mesopotamia-- now Iraq.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Black Giant, The,” 03/25/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed June 27, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_099F2401F8C6455EAF87B596C365EE6A.
- MLA: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Black Giant, The.” 03/25/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. June 27, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_099F2401F8C6455EAF87B596C365EE6A>.
- APA: Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Black Giant, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_099F2401F8C6455EAF87B596C365EE6A