Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Power to the Producers
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- Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
- Power to the Producers
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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
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In the 1950s and 1960s, tension between the oil producing countries and the western oil companies is growing. There are dramatic shifts in oil power, thanks to remarkable characters who exploit the situation at the expense of the major oil companies. The automobile culture brings a new way of life to millions of Americans who abandon the city for the suburbs where they enjoy fast food, drive-ins, and newfound prosperity--while power moves into the hands of the producers.
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- APA: Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Power to the Producers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_AD910770B4B244E0B66C3FF99791CA24