PBS: Hoover Dam

The online companion site of a documentary film produced about the dam for the American Experience history series on PBS. Includes historically significant documents and photos, a timeline, maps, and more. The site covers the engineering challenges faced by the
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The online companion site of a documentary film produced about the dam for the American Experience history series on PBS. Includes historically significant documents and photos, a timeline, maps, and more. The site covers the engineering challenges faced by the builders and explores the dam's cultural significance for a country struggling to come out of the Great Depression. It also looks at the environmental impact of large-scale construction projects.

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