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American Experience
Alaska Pipeline, The
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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

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Bringing Alaskan oil to market required one of the greatest engineering feats of the 20th century. For more than three years, workers battled brutal Arctic weather to construct an 800-mile pipeline that would traverse three mountain ranges, 34 rivers and 800 streams, and that would withstand earthquakes and subzero temperatures. The men, machines and money the pipeline brought to Alaska would forever transform what had long been regarded America's last great wilderness.



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Chicago: “American Experience; Alaska Pipeline, The,” 04/14/2006, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 19, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34FBC93246164127AE5C0FE1A52C8282.
MLA: “American Experience; Alaska Pipeline, The.” 04/14/2006. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 19, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34FBC93246164127AE5C0FE1A52C8282>.
APA: American Experience; Alaska Pipeline, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_34FBC93246164127AE5C0FE1A52C8282
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