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Title Engineering disasters 15 [(DVD) videorecording] / produced by Actuality Productions, Inc. ; History Television Network Productions ; producer, Bruce Nash ; written and produced by Joanne Fish.

Publication Info. [New York] : A & E Television Network, [2004]
Distributed in the U.S. by New Video.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  624.171 ENG    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Note Originally broadcast in 2004 as a segment of the television series Modern marvels on the History Channel.
Credits Narrator, Max Raphael ; editor, Motoshi Wakabayashi ; music, Alan Ett Music Group.
Summary Examines: a series of construction errors which causes a devastating flood that brings Chicago to a standstill; two buildings, halfway around the world from each other, that collapse from the same type of shoddy construction methods--14 years apart; a cockpit warning system that malfunctions, causing a fiery, fatal crash before takeoff; three boilers that explode on a Mississippi riverboat, killing thousands of Union soldiers; and a deadly accident that traps hundreds in a smoke-filled Alpine tunnel with inadequate ventilation.
Terms Of Use "This program may only be used for private home and non-profit educational use" --DVD container.
Subject Structural failures -- Videodiscs.
Engineering -- Videodiscs.
Disasters -- Videodiscs.
Accidents -- Videodiscs.
Floods -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Videodiscs.
Piling (Civil engineering) -- Videodiscs.
Sultana (Steamboat) -- Videodiscs.
Steam-boiler explosions -- Videodiscs.
Airplanes -- Cockpits -- Warning systems -- Videodiscs.
Tunnels -- Ventilation -- Switzerland -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Instructional films.
Nonfiction films.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Fish, Joanne.
Raphael, Max.
Nash, Bruce M.
Wakabayashi, Motoshi.
Actuality Productions.
History Channel (Television network)
Arts and Entertainment Network.
New Video Group.
Alan Ett Music Group.
Added Title Modern marvels. Engineering disasters 15
Engineering disasters fifteen
Note Title on disc: Modern marvels. Engineering disasters 15
Added Title Modern marvels (Television program)
Standard No. 733961760101
Music No. AAE-76010 History Channel
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