American Experience

The Government's Plan

Clip: Season 11 | 1m 6s

Building the 700 foot high dam was only one piece of the puzzle. Workers would also build two power plants, dig four tunnels into rock yard canyon, divert the flow of the river, pour 4 1/2 million cubic yards of concrete, and build a city in the desert to house 5,000 families.

Aired: 01/18/99

Rating: NR

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