American Experience: Panama Canal

American Experience: Panama Canal

Director: Stephen Ives

Cast: Stephen Ives, Michael Murphy

     
 
This reflective documentary from the Public Broadcasting Company explores the history of the Panama Canal, a project completed in 1914, revolutionizing the world of travel, trade, and industry, by allowing ships traveling from one U.S. coast to another to pass underneath Central America - instead of circumnavigating the Southernmost tip of South America.

Overview

This reflective documentary from the Public Broadcasting Company explores the history of the Panama Canal, a project completed in 1914, revolutionizing the world of travel, trade, and industry, by allowing ships traveling from one U.S. coast to another to pass underneath Central America - instead of circumnavigating the Southernmost tip of South America.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/08/2011
UPC:
0841887013970
Original Release:
2011
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:30:00
Sales rank:
46,320

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Experience: Panama Canal
1. Wonder of the Modern World [9:37]
2. The Republic of Panama [7:33]
3. Challenges Breaking Ground [7:14]
4. John Stevens [9:36]
5. Recruiting Workers [6:54]
6. Mosquito Eradication [8:16]
7. Roosevelt Visits Panama [9:38]
8. The Culebra Cut [10:19]
9. Finishing the Canal [11:34]
10. Credits [2:48]

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