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The Resource American road trip!, Hoover Dam, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Firstlight Pictures production for American experience ; produced, written and directed by Stephen Stept, (videorecording)

American road trip!, Hoover Dam, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Firstlight Pictures production for American experience ; produced, written and directed by Stephen Stept, (videorecording)

Label
American road trip!, Hoover Dam
Title
American road trip!
Title part
Hoover Dam
Statement of responsibility
WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Firstlight Pictures production for American experience ; produced, written and directed by Stephen Stept
Title variation
  • Hoover Dam
  • American road trip!
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An ambitious engineer turned a ragtag army of the unemployed into a celebrated work force to create the Dam. A colossus rising 700 feet above the Colorado River, the dam was built despite oppressive heat, choking dust, and perilous heights. See how this massive undertaking became a beacon of hope in dire times, bringing electricity and water to millions in the U.S. west
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • American experience (Television program)
  • American road trip! (Television program)
Dewey number
627/.8
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
TC557.5.H6
LC item number
A44 2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stept, Stephen
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • Firstlight Pictures (Firm)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hoover Dam (Ariz. and Nev.)
  • Dams
  • Dams
  • Electric power distribution
  • Water-supply engineering
Technique
live action
Label
American road trip!, Hoover Dam, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Firstlight Pictures production for American experience ; produced, written and directed by Stephen Stept, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 1999
  • Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the American experience web site
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn368350051
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593758974
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421431690
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • WG43169
  • WG43169.1
  • WG40959
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation (1.33:1) ; region 1 NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
American road trip!, Hoover Dam, WGBH Educational Foundation ; a Firstlight Pictures production for American experience ; produced, written and directed by Stephen Stept, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Documentary
  • Title from disc label
  • Originally broadcast on PBS in 1999
  • Special features: Printable materials for educators; access to the American experience web site
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn368350051
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593758974
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421431690
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • WG43169
  • WG43169.1
  • WG40959
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; full screen presentation (1.33:1) ; region 1 NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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