Hoover Dam: American Experience
Hoover Dam: American Experience Previous Broadcasts
KQED 9: Tue, Apr 17, 2012 -- 9:00 PM
Rising more than 700 feet above the raging waters of the Colorado River, it was called one of the greatest engineering works in history. Hoover Dam, built during the Great Depression, drew men desperate for work to a remote and rugged canyon near Las Vegas. There they lived in tent cities, 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.
- KQED Life: Thu, Apr 19, 2012 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED Life: Wed, Apr 18, 2012 -- 8:00 PM
- KQED 9: Wed, Apr 18, 2012 -- 3:00 AM
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