WXEL Presents

Grand Coulee Dam: American Expereince

Preview | 30s

In the wake of the Great Depression, America turned from private enterprise to public works - not simply to provide jobs, but to restore faith. The ultimate expression of Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal, Grand Coulee played a central role in transforming the Northwest; it was the largest hydroelectric power producing facility in the world when it was completed in 1941.

Aired: 04/24/17

Rating: NR

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