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Brooklyn Bridge (Episode #104)

KQED 9: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 -- 9:00 PM

Today it's a symbol of strength and vitality. When it was built in the 1870s, it was a source of controversy. This documentary examines the great problems and ingenious solutions that marked the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge. From conception to construction, it traces the bridge's transformation from a spectacular feat of heroic engineering to an honored symbol in American culture. David McCullough narrates.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Dec 23, 2010 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 8:00 PM
  • KQED Channel 9: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Wed, Dec 22, 2010 -- 3:00 AM
  • KQED Channel 9: Tue, Dec 21, 2010 -- 9:00 PM
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