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Epic Engineering: Building the Brooklyn Bridge - Alex Gendler

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In the mid-19th century, suspension bridges were collapsing all across Europe. Their industrial cables frayed and snapped under the weight of their decks. So when German American engineer John Roebling proposed building the largest and most expensive suspension bridge ever conceived, New York City officials were understandably skeptical. Alex Gendler details the building of the iconic Brooklyn Bridge.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alex Gendler
  • Director Jeremiah Dickey
  • Narrator Addison Anderson
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Eden Girma

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