MontanaPBS Presents Fort Peck Dam
The history of the dam in an age when water is looked upon as the new gold standard. Details
Program: MontanaPBS Presents
Episode: Fort Peck Dam
In a 1934 speech at Fort Peck Montana, FDR unveiled his plan to build the world's largest earthen dam, creating thousands of jobs at a time when the country was still reeling from the Great Depression. It stands today as an icon of the "big dam" era, but our thirst for water places increasing demands on this precious commodity.
Premiere Date: 05/20/2012
Episode Expires: Never
TV Rating: NR
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