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American Experience | Mount Rushmore Preview

Mount Rushmore Preview

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.

Premiere Date: January 24, 2002 | Runtime: 00:00:30

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American Experience, TV’s most-watched history series, brings to life the compelling stories from our past that inform our understanding of the world today.