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Movie Happy Hour - Saving The Bay
Saving the Bay - The Story of San Francisco Bay (in four parts)
From the Gold Rush to the Golden Gate Bridge, and through World's Fairs and World Wars, San Francisco Bay has been central the the identity of one of the world's leading economic, academic, recreational and cultural rations. Narrated by Robert Redford, Saving the Bay explores the history of San Francisco Ban with four one hour episodes tracing the Bay from its geologic origins following the last lce Age through years of catastrophic exploitation to restoration efforts of today. This spectacular high definition series takes viewers on an unforgettable journey around the waters of the Bay Area's most treasures natural resources.
We will view Episode 2: Harbor of Harbors (1849-1906). The California Gold Rush leads to San Francisco's "rapid monstrous maturity" into a major metropolis. Establishing the infrastructure to support the instant city means radical change for San Francisco Bay. By century's end, San Francisco Bay is the center of a broad economic empire on the Pacific.
Additional episodes will be shown in the spring and summer if there is sufficient interest.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021, 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM
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