The great gamble: Cyrus W. Field

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Teaching Film Custodians
Teaching Film Custodians abridged classroom version of a Cavalcade of America television episode, "The Great Gamble" (season 3, episode 1), which first aired October 12th, 1954 on ABC-TV.  Presents the work of Cyrus W. Field in organizing and directing the project to establish a system of rapid communications between Europe and America by means of the Trans Atlantic Cable, and his courageous perseverance to succeed in spite of several unsuccessful attempts. 
Adaptation; Educational; Historical; Biographical; Drama
IUL Moving Image Archive
IUL Moving Image Archive
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