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The Resource The Big Dig, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

The Big Dig, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)

Label
The Big Dig
Title
The Big Dig
Statement of responsibility
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This episode of the four-part film series documents the building of the most expensive highway project in American history. Billions have been spent to mitigate the concerns of Boston's residents, business leaders, and environmentalists
Member of
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Great projects, the building of America (Television program)
Intended audience
  • Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
  • 7 & up
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Films for the Humanities (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
60
Series statement
Great Projects: The Building of America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.)
  • Civil engineering
  • Hydraulic engineering
  • Educational films
  • Video recordings
  • Boston (Mass.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Big Dig, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Link
http://catalog.forsythpl.org/polaris/custom/videoLogin.aspx?url=44282
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sponsors: The Big Dig (1:36) -- Elevated Central Artery and the Big Dig (1:47) -- Fred Salvucci (1:21) -- Pessimism About Boston's Future (2:19) -- Blight on Boston (1:43) -- Dukakis Leads Opposition (1:25) -- Halting Development (2:46) -- Proposal to Tear Down Artery (3:08) -- Seeking Business Support (1:17) -- Dukakis Supports Plan (3:22) -- Reagan Opposes (2:20) -- Overriding the Veto (1:52) -- Addressing Local Concerns (3:21) -- Mitigation (0:48) -- Scheme Z (2:32) -- Scrapping Scheme Z (2:17) -- Cost Overruns (2:06) -- Underground Utilities (1:29) -- Harbor Tunnel Construction (1:43) -- Handling Traffic (2:59) -- On-Site Tunnel Construction (1:55) -- Mitigating Effects On Apartment (1:28) -- Complications and Expense (1:25) -- Slurry Wall (2:42) -- Project's Impact (2:04) -- Big Dig Legacy (1:29) -- Additional Resources, Sponsors & Credits: The Big Dig (2:10)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 44278s
  • 44282
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100044282
  • (OCoLC)783172866
  • (FOD)100044282
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
The Big Dig, Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Link
http://catalog.forsythpl.org/polaris/custom/videoLogin.aspx?url=44282
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sponsors: The Big Dig (1:36) -- Elevated Central Artery and the Big Dig (1:47) -- Fred Salvucci (1:21) -- Pessimism About Boston's Future (2:19) -- Blight on Boston (1:43) -- Dukakis Leads Opposition (1:25) -- Halting Development (2:46) -- Proposal to Tear Down Artery (3:08) -- Seeking Business Support (1:17) -- Dukakis Supports Plan (3:22) -- Reagan Opposes (2:20) -- Overriding the Veto (1:52) -- Addressing Local Concerns (3:21) -- Mitigation (0:48) -- Scheme Z (2:32) -- Scrapping Scheme Z (2:17) -- Cost Overruns (2:06) -- Underground Utilities (1:29) -- Harbor Tunnel Construction (1:43) -- Handling Traffic (2:59) -- On-Site Tunnel Construction (1:55) -- Mitigating Effects On Apartment (1:28) -- Complications and Expense (1:25) -- Slurry Wall (2:42) -- Project's Impact (2:04) -- Big Dig Legacy (1:29) -- Additional Resources, Sponsors & Credits: The Big Dig (2:10)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col., digital file.
Publisher number
  • 44278s
  • 44282
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • 100044282
  • (OCoLC)783172866
  • (FOD)100044282
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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