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This edition: Power for the Parkinsons

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Episode Details

(2008/U.S., 57 min., color and b&w, documentary) A look back at the making of “Power and the Land,” a classic 1940 documentary about the work of the Rural Electrification Administration. Includes interviews with descendants of the Parkinsons, the Ohio farm family featured in the film. Prod.: Heritage Productions. Dir.: Dr. Ephraim K. Smith. Narrator: Walter Cronkite. Distrib.: Executive Program Services.