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Modern Marvels: The Alaskan Oil Pipeline DVD

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  • Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 50 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: History Channel
  • DVD Release Date: November 4, 1997

In 1973, a desperate America, starved by an OPEC embargo, began construction on an 800-mile lifeline for its insatiable oil hunger.

  • Speak to survivors of the brutality which claimed nearly a million lives.
  • Government officials and international politicians reflect on the genocide and its aftermath.
  • Travel to the war-ravaged nation to see what it is like today.


We'll examine this technological triumph, built over impenetrable mountains and tundra, where temperatures drop to 75° below zero. We also study its impact on a fragile ecological system.

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