Great Monuments Of America

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Containing 8 documentaries, this collection from History takes an in-depth looks at the defining monuments of American ingenuity, spirit, and engineering, including the Washington Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the WWII Memorial.
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Overview

Containing 8 documentaries, this collection from History takes an in-depth looks at the defining monuments of American ingenuity, spirit, and engineering, including the Washington Monument, the Brooklyn Bridge, and the WWII Memorial.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/14/2012
  • UPC: 733961274448
  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 6:00:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 15,020

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
1. The Brainstorm [5:03]
2. Gutzon Borglum: Artist [6:40]
3. The Work Begins: 1929 [3:32]
4. The Monument Takes Shape [13:00]
5. The Entablature [7:01]
6. The Unfinished Dream [7:51]
1. Introduction [:36]
2. Ceremony and Controversy [11:22]
3. Architectural Design [10:37]
4. 500 Feet High [5:51]
5. Pyramidion [6:37]
6. Restoration [8:33]
Disc #2 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
1. A Birthday Celebration [2:39]
2. John Roebling [7:49]
3. Accepting the Challenge [13:44]
4. Soaring Over the City [6:37]
5. Spinning In the Sky [6:30]
6. Turning the Tide [8:10]
1. Tapping the Colorado River [12:09]
2. The Great Depression [8:54]
3. Boulder City [6:35]
4. New Technologies [8:06]
5. A Colossal Success [2:59]
6. Security Measures [4:36]
Disc #3 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
1. Introduction [:28]
2. Al Smith's City [3:30]
3. Big Buildings Bloom [9:27]
4. The Building of Dreams [14:00]
5. The Doors Open [7:45]
6. City Within a City [6:30]
1. Enlightening the World [6:55]
2. A Place to Stand [6:07]
3. Coming to America [4:33]
4. Huddled Masses [11:16]
5. The 20th Century [3:48]
6. The Restoration [11:03]
Disc #4 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
1. Introduction [5:24]
2. Memorial Campaign [4:55]
3. Architectural Design [8:47]
4. Two War Fronts [11:52]
5. On the Home Front [6:02]
6. 2004 Memorial Dedication [7:13]
1. Introduction [2:03]
2. First Explorations [10:04]
3. Managing the Grizzly Bear [6:49]
4. Wolf Watchers [8:49]
5. Infernos [7:33]
6. Snowmobile Controversy [8:58]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
   Mount Rushmore
   Washington Monument
Disc #2 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
   The Brooklyn Bridge
   Hoover Dam
Disc #3 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
   Empire State Building
   Statue of Liberty
Disc #4 -- History Classics: Great Monuments of America
   The National WWII Memorial
   Yellowstone National Park
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