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AMERICAN EXPERIENCE

Mount Rushmore Preview

  • Aired: 01/24/2002
  • 00:30
  • Rating: NR
An obsessed artist struggles against bankruptcy, public indifference, and a brutal terrain, to build the great American monument, Mount Rushmore. High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt. Together they constitute the world's largest piece of sculpture.
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The story behind the world's largest sculpture and the shrine of democracy.
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