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American Experience | Grand Coulee Dam Chapter 1 | PBS

Duration: 13:16
Program: American Experience #2406
Broadcast Date: Apr. 3, 2012

Of the many public works projects of the New Deal, Grand Coulee Dam loomed largest in America's imagination during the darkest days of the Depression. It promised to fulfill President Franklin Roosevelt's vision for a "planned promised land" where hard-working farm families would finally be free from the drought and dislocation caused by the elements.

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Post Date: March 27, 2012