Hoover Dam: American Experience

Season 11, Episode 3 of 10

Rising more than 700 feet above the raging waters of the Colorado River, it was called one of the greatest engineering works in history. Hoover Dam, built during the Great Depression, drew men desperate for work to a remote and rugged canyon near Las Vegas. There they lived in tent cities, struggled against heat, choking dust and perilous heights to build a colossus of concrete that brought electricity and water to millions and transformed the American Southwest.

Previously Aired

Day
Time
Channel
11/9/2009
11 p.m.
11/10/2009
4 a.m.
1/25/2011
7 p.m.
8/2/2011
9 p.m.
8/3/2011
2 a.m.
10/2/2011
1 p.m.
10/3/2011
10 p.m.
10/4/2011
3 a.m.
4/17/2012
9 p.m.
4/18/2012
2 a.m.
4/29/2012
3 p.m.
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