Proposal of construction of the dam gets Congressional approval to regulate and control the Colorado river, in U.S.
United States USA Date:1962 Duration:4 min 11 sec Sound:Yes
A film 'The Story of Hoover Dam' shows how proposal of the dam is passed in the United States. A sign reads 'A Modern Civil Engineering Wonder of The United States'. Aerial view of the Hoover Dam. Automobile traffic across the top of the dam. Architecture of the dam. People enter onto dam to see reclamation project and listen to the story of Hoover Dam. View of Black Canyon. Animated map of geographical climate of the Colorado River. Views of mountains and flooded water. Dried crops and bare trees due to raging waters of the river. A wind mill seen. Proposal of construction of Hoover Dam comes in the House of Representatives of U.S. Capitol for Congressional approval to regulate and control the Colorado River, in 1928. President Herbert Hoover in his office in White House, signs the bill of appropriation of construction.
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