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Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Our Plan

03/25/1993


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Series
Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
Program
Our Plan
Program Number

101

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

After oil is discovered in Pennsylvania, John D. Rockefeller created the world's biggest empire only to see it dismantled, thanks to a series of muckraking articles by Ida Tarbell, America's first great women journalist.

Duration

00:55:23

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
History
Citation
Chicago: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Our Plan,” 03/25/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5AEBFDCE75C24B18AEBE2F5074301E75.
MLA: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Our Plan.” 03/25/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5AEBFDCE75C24B18AEBE2F5074301E75>.
APA: Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Our Plan. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_5AEBFDCE75C24B18AEBE2F5074301E75
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