The National Dream

The National Dream

Episode 5, The Railway General

DVD - 1974
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Episode 5. New cities spring up as the railway snakes across the prairies. Dynamic William Cornelius Van Horne is appointed CPR general manager, and he profoundly influences the future of Western Canada by his placement of railway stations.
This series captures the epic struggles to open the Canadian West and at last join Canada from sea to sea. The programs chronicle the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the political fortunes of those who shaped the course of the railway and the destiny of Canada between 1871 and 1885.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : CBC Learning, c1974
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.4572 NAT NVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.): sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Railway general
National dream


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