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Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal triumphs and tragedies behind the greatest dams ever built.

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Bristol Library DVD 627.8 DAMS (Text)
Videos
52134000070288
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1593752091
  • Physical Description: 1 videdisc (ca. 64 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: DVD.
  • Publisher: [South Burlington, VT?] : WGBS Boston Video, c2000.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally aired on Public Television.
Special features: printable materials for educators and parents ; access to the Building big Web site.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Sam Green.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by David Macaulay.
Summary, etc.:
Changing the course of rivers has changed the course of history. Award-winning author/illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay goes to extremes to bring you an unprecedented look at the power of dams. From the banks of the Nile to the top of the Hoover Dam, you'll meet the courageous and ambitious builders, relive the deadly disasters, and discover the little-known personal triumphs and tragedies behind the greatest dams ever built.
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Dams > Design and construction.
Dams.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.


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