American Experience; Hoover Dam
Master Ch 1: Stereo L Ch 2: Stereo R Ch 3: Mono Mix Length 56:46
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
- American Experience
- Hoover Dam
- Program Number
- Series Description
Premiered October 1988 As television's longest-running, most-watched history series, American Experience brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that helped form this nation. Now in its eighteenth season, the series has produced over 180 programs and garnered every major broadcast award. Series release date: 10/1988
- Program Description
Rising more than 700 feet above the raging waters of the Colorado River, it was called one of the greatest engineering works in history. Hoover Dam, built during the Great Depression, drew men desperate for work to a remote and rugged canyon near Las Vegas. There they struggled against brutal heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brought electricity and water to millions, transforming the American Southwest. Peter Coyote narrates.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “American Experience; Hoover Dam,” 10/30/1998, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed March 25, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3166659E5461466F81F3D022F2EEB9D8.
- MLA: “American Experience; Hoover Dam.” 10/30/1998. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. March 25, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3166659E5461466F81F3D022F2EEB9D8>.
- APA: American Experience; Hoover Dam. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_3166659E5461466F81F3D022F2EEB9D8