Panama Canal: The Eighth Wonder of the World

Season 1, Episode 1 of 2

The Panama Canal is a 40-mile chain of deep channels, thousand-foot locks and man-made lakes stretching over the Continental Divide from sea to sea. Since its completion in 1914, it has changed the political and physical geography of the planet. The story of this engineering feat is one of epic proportions, filled with political deception, power struggles and the tragic death of thousands. Most of all, it is the story of the indomitable will of humanity in the most difficult of circumstances. Narrated by actor Dennis Quaid, PANAMA CANAL: THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD (2nd Release) features archival footage, striking recreations, and interviews with the children and grandchildren of Canal workers, which help illuminate this dramatic and sweeping era in history.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
10/10/2014
2 p.m.
12/21/2015
8 p.m.
12/22/2015
2 a.m.
12/23/2015
4 p.m.
12/25/2015
1 p.m.
12/27/2015
1 p.m.
12/28/2015
2 p.m.
5/1/2016
4 p.m.
6/18/2016
3 p.m.
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