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Bridges [videorecording] / a co-production of WGBH Science Unit and Production Group, Inc. ; produced and directed by Larry Klein ; written by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker.

Klein, Larry. (Added Author). Macaulay, David. (Added Author). WGBH Video (Firm) (Added Author). WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rowayton Library DVD 624.2 BRI (Text to phone) 33625112563635 Adult Nonfiction DVD Available -

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General Note:
Originally aired on Public Television.
Special features: printable materials for educators and parents ; access to the Building big Web site ; scene selection.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Edited by Sam Green.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by David Macaulay.
Summary, etc.:
What enables a simple arch bridge to support such great weight? What holds up a suspension bridge? Bridge the world with award-winning author-illustrator, and captivating storyteller, David Macaulay, and meet the brilliant designers who dared to extend roads and railways with ingenious but sometimes flawed designs. From the Golden Gate Bridge to some of the world's groundbreaking spans, you'll explore dozens of monumental engineering feats through historic film footage, fascinating photographs, illustrations and dramatic recreations.
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Language Note:
Subject: Bridges > Design and construction.
Educational television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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