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Kristian Roebling in Modern Marvels: Brooklyn Bridge

Modern Marvels: Brooklyn Bridge

1995 NR

Through firsthand accounts and extensive footage, this installment of the History Channel's "Modern Marvels" series explores the story of John Roebling's soaring and majestic Brooklyn Bridge, which was nothing short of a technological miracle when it began taking shape in 19th century New York. But before it could claim its moniker as the "eighth wonder of the world," the masterpiece would have to overcome a variety of obstacles.