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American Experience

Grand Coulee Dam - Preview

Airs Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 8/7c. Check your local listings.

Grand Coulee Dam - Preview

Video thumbnail: American Experience The Impact of Grand Coulee Dam

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The Impact of Grand Coulee Dam

Grand Coulee Dam was dedicated in front of a crowd of 8,000 on March 22, 1941.

The Impact of Grand Coulee Dam

Video thumbnail: American Experience Diverting the Columbia River

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Diverting the Columbia River

The biggest challenge in building Grand Coulee Dam was diverting the flow of the Columbia.

Diverting the Columbia River

Video thumbnail: American Experience Grand Coulee Dam: Engineering Challenges

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Grand Coulee Dam: Engineering Challenges

The engineering challenges became apparent as soon as construction got underway.

Grand Coulee Dam: Engineering Challenges

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The Columbia Basin Project

In the spring of 1952, work was finally underway on the Columbia Basin Project.

The Columbia Basin Project

Video thumbnail: American Experience Grand Coulee Dam: Pouring the Concrete

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Grand Coulee Dam: Pouring the Concrete

It took millions of cubic yards of concrete to build Grand Coulee Dam.

Grand Coulee Dam: Pouring the Concrete

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Grand Coulee Dam Chapter 1

Premiering April 3, 2012 at 8/7c. Check your local listings.

Grand Coulee Dam Chapter 1

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Grand Coulee Dam's Open Spillways

This 15-second time-lapse video shows the Grand Coulee Dam's spillway closing.

Grand Coulee Dam's Open Spillways