Great Projects: The Building of America

  • 2002
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A four-part documentary series charting major 20th-century public-works projects in the U.S. Topics include the Hoover Dam and Mississippi River flood-control projects; wiring the nation for electricity; the bridges connecting New York City with its suburbs; and Boston's 'Big Dig.'

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Season 1 Episode Guide

The Big Dig

Season 1, Episode 4

July 24, 2002

Bridging New York

Season 1, Episode 3

July 17, 2002

Electric Nation

Season 1, Episode 2

July 10, 2002

A Tale of Two Rivers

Season 1, Episode 1

July 3, 2002

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  • Premiered: July 3, 2002
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: A four-part documentary series charting major 20th-century public-works projects in the U.S. Topics include the Hoover Dam and Mississippi River flood-control projects; wiring the nation for electricity; the bridges connecting New York City with its suburb… (more)

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