American Experience

Sculpting Jefferson's Head

Clip: Season 14 Episode 4 | 40s

Even though the workers blasted down 60 feet to find carve-able rock, huge cracks took shape on the Jefferson face. Borglum used a special concoction of materials to fill in the cracks in Jefferson's head, costing additional time and money.

Aired: 01/20/02

Rating: NR

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