American Experience: The Great Transatlantic Cable DVD

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This program tells the story behind the laying of the transatlantic cable. The physical challenges to laying the cable were enormous. The project would require the production of a 2,000 mile long cable that would have to be laid three miles beneath the Atlantic. Cyrus Field, an energetic young New Yorker wasn't deterred, and since its completion in 1866, nothing has broken his communications link with Europe-not storms, earthquakes or war.

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Product Description


  • Length: 60 minutes on 1 Disc
  • Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 1
  • Production Year: 2005
  • Country of Origin: United States