American Experience Grand Coulee Dam
Grand Coulee Dam loomed large in America's imagination during the Great Depression. Details
Program: American Experience
Episode: Grand Coulee Dam
Of the many public works projects of the New Deal, Grand Coulee Dam loomed largest in America's imagination during the darkest days of the Depression. It promised to fulfill President Franklin Roosevelt's vision for a "planned promised land" where hard-working farm families would finally be free from the drought and dislocation caused by the elements.• Visit the Grand Coulee Dam webpage
Premiere Date: 04/03/2012
Episode Expires: Wed 01 Apr 2015
TV Rating: NR
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