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Projecting Strength

Projecting Strength

In addition to its tangible benefits, Hoover Dam became symbolic for Americans' renewed faith in what the country, ravaged by depression, could achieve. And for others, the dam vindicated the idea that community, not private interests, should shepherd land and water for the greatest good of the greatest number.

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Great Projects: The Building of America



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