Hoover Dam tamed a wild river and renewed faith in American ingenuity and technology.
Episode: Hoover Dam
Hoover Dam's electrical output helped build the ships and planes used in World War II; its water grew fruits and vegetables in California. It tamed a wild river and, for a time, renewed faith in American ingenuity and technology.
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Episode Expires: Sat 10 Nov 2012
TV Rating: TV-PG