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Title Building Alaska [videorecording] / written & produced by Daniel B. Polin ... [et al.] ; co-producer, Libby Kreutz ; executive producers, Kenneth Mandel, Daniel B. Polin.
Imprint [New York] : Great Projects Film Co., c2009.
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 Mid-Manhattan Library at 42nd Street  DVD 624 B    AVAILABLE  MML42 Storage


Description 1 videodisc (87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, widescreen, stereo.
Note Documentary.
"A Great Projects Film Company production."--Container.
Performer Narrator, James Naughton.
Credits Editors, Andrew Morreale, Jay Keuper ; original music, Hayes Greenfield ; director of photography, Jake Clennell.
Funding Major funding provided by the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, with additional funding provided by the American Society of Civil Engineers, Alaska University Transportation Center, General Contractors of Alaska, and the Construction Industry Progress Fund DTFH61-06-H-00048
Summary "From the Emmy Award® winning and Oscar® nominated producers of the four-part PBS series Great Projects: The Building of America, now comes Building Alaska, a century-long journey with the dedicated and visionary men and women who built Alaska's great engineering projects in the coldest, most remote and forbidding part of the United States. This feature-length documentary tells the stories of the great railroads and highways of the late 19th and early 20th century and how they opened the region up to gold and copper mining and made Alaska habitable; of the invasion of Alaska by the Japanese in World War Two; and of the biggest earthquake ever in North America--all of which helped shape America's 49th state."--Container.
Subject Civil engineering -- Alaska -- History.
Alaska Earthquake, Alaska, 1964.
Alaska Highway -- History.
Added Author Polin, Daniel B.
Kreutz, Libby.
Mandel, Kenneth.
United States. Federal Highway Administration.
American Society of Civil Engineers.
Alaska University Transportation Center.
General Contractors of Alaska.
Construction Industry Progress Forum (Alaska)
Great Projects Film Company.
ISBN 9781608831630