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    Grand Coulee Dam - Preview

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

    Grand Coulee Dam - Preview

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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

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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 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

    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

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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