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On August 15th, 1914, the Panama Canal opened, connecting the world s two largest oceans and signaling America s emergence as a global superpower. This AMERICAN EXPERIENCE film using an extraordinary archive of photographs and footage, interviews with canal workers and firsthand accounts of life in the Canal Zone, unravels the remarkable story of one of the world s most significant technological achievements.
Absolutely loved this movie. We were going on the Panama Canal cruise and needed to know more about where we were going before we left. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kathy McDaniel