The 1930sClosed Captioning
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Beginning with the stock market collapse in the "Crash of 1929," the series looks at the creation of FDR's Tree Army in "Civilian Conservation Corps," the construction of one of the greatest engineering projects of the modern era in "Hoover Dam," the impact of the catastrophic drought that transformed the plains in "Surviving the Dust Bowl," and an unlikely hero that gave downtrodden Americans hope in "Seabiscuit."
|3||Closed CaptioningVideoHoover Dam||Rising more than 700 feet above the raging waters of the Colorado River, it was called one of the greatest engineering works in history. The Hoover Dam, built during the Great Depression, drew men desperate for work to a remote and rugged canyon near Las Vegas. There they struggled against heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brought electricity and water to millions and transformed the American Southwest.||51:51||$1.99||View in iTunes|
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- SD Version
- Genre: Nonfiction
- Released: Feb 13, 1996
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- CCin English