Power for the Parkinsons

  • 2008
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

The making of the 1940 documentary "Power and the Land," about the benefits rural farms would heed from electrification, is documented. Included: what farms were like before electricity; profiles of the filmmakers and the Parkinson family, whose Ohio farm was showcased in the film. Walter Cronkite narrates.

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The making of the 1940 documentary "Power and the Land," about the benefits rural farms would heed from electrification, is documented. Included: what farms were like before electricity; profiles of the filmmakers and the Parkinson family, whose Ohio farm was showcased in the film. Walter Cronkite narrates.

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