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1955 Film The Story of Hoover Dam

This 1955 film, The Story of Hoover Dam, explained the need to control and regulate the waters of the Colorado River. The film examined the… read more

This 1955 film, The Story of Hoover Dam, explained the need to control and regulate the waters of the Colorado River. The film examined the 1928 passage of the Boulder Canyon Project authorizing construction of the Hoover Dam, the construction of diversion tunnels and then the dam itself, building of support facilities such as a steel fabrication plant for giant pipe construction, and creation of hydroelectric operations that provided electricity to California, Nevada, and Arizona. The film also detailed how Lake Mead evolved into a successful recreational area as a result of the dam construction. close

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1955 Film The Story of Hoover Dam

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Program ID:
321009-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 29, 2014 | 8:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Oct 04, 2014 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 29, 2014 | 8:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 29, 2014 | 11:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 2:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 30, 2014 | 9:44am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 31, 2014 | 4:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 01, 2014 | 2:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2014 | 8:30am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2014 | 12:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2014 | 3:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2014 | 6:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 06, 2014 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 20, 2014 | 9:51am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 28, 2014 | 6:54am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 04, 2014 | 11:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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