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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Sculpting Jefferson's Head

  • Aired: 01/20/2002
  • 00:40
  • Rating: NR
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.
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