Washington Monuments (1990)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Architecture & Design, Biography, Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

This documentary takes the viewer on a tour of the best known and loved monuments in Washington D.C., along with history lessons and insightful commentary on how the landmarks reflect the democratic American character. Included in the survey are the White House, the Capitol, the Washington Monument, the Jefferson Memorial, the Library of Congress, the National Air and Space Museum, the Smithsonian Museum, the Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, as well as Mount Vernon and Arlington Cemetery. There are fascinating portraits of the people for whom the monuments are named,along with profiles of the architects and builders of the projects. The film is a visually stunning look at American heritage.



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