POWER FOR THE PARKINSONS

This “making of the film” documentary shows the impact of the Walter Cronkite-narrated 1940 documentary ‘Power and the Land,’ commissioned by the Rural Electrification Administration of the New Deal, which helped raise awareness of the fact that 75% of rural America was still living without electricity. Nominated for three Emmy Awards, ‘Power for the Parkinsons’ shows how significant the original documentary was in electrifying the heartland of America.

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