Item Details

The Johnstown Flood [electronic resource]

written, produced and directed by Charles Guggenheim
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Examines the 1889 flood in western Pennsylvania that resulted in more than 2000 deaths. Explores the cause of the flood, a faulty dam constructed to provide a resort area for the wealthy residents of Pittsburg; the lives of people at the resort in the mountain; and the people who lived in Johnstown.
Director
Charles Guggenheim
Performers
Host, David McCullough.
Len Cariou.
Release Date
1991
Run Time
58 min.
Language
English
Notes
Originally broadcast in 1991.
Related Title
American experience (Television program)
Series
VIVA PBS Streaming Video Collection
VIVA Streaming Video Collection
Credits
Photography, Erich Roland; editor, Catherine Shields; series editor, Llewellyn Smith; music, Michael Bacon.
Published
[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Video, [2005, 1991]
Publisher no.
pbs_amx022 PBS Video
Access Restriction
Digital content license from PBS Video, [2005] ; available to 2005 VIVA member institutions
Description
1 streaming video file (58 min.) : digital, MP4 file, sd., col. with b&w sequences.
Mode of access: Internet.
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