Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Crude Diplomacy
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- Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power
- Crude Diplomacy
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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 late 1937, the newly married Tom Barger set off to look for oil in Arabia; he would stay for 32 years and become the chairman of Aramco. His diaries, letters to his young wife, and home movies give a firsthand account of the early days of exploration and disappointment. The story of oil moves between the romance of the desert and the intrigue of politics, with a cast of characters that includes Arabian kings, British adventurers, Iranian politicians, and American presidents and businessmen.
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- Chicago: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Crude Diplomacy,” 03/25/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed January 21, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D8777B0A9948461AA19BAACEC6F26A83.
- MLA: “Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Crude Diplomacy.” 03/25/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. January 21, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D8777B0A9948461AA19BAACEC6F26A83>.
- APA: Prize, The: The Epic Quest for Oil, Money and Power; Crude Diplomacy. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D8777B0A9948461AA19BAACEC6F26A83