American Experience

Hoover Dam Preview

Preview: Season 11 Episode 3 | 30s

During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, overcoming technical challenges to erect one of the greatest engineering works in history.

Aired: 04/16/12

Rating: NR

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